Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Dabbene, 1921

Red List Category

Criteria: A1abcde

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered because it has undergone an extremely rapid population reduction over the past three generations. However, following intense conservation action, the decline has halted and the population is showing signs of recovery now. Should current trends continue, the species may be eligible for a status change in the near future.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Asociación Armonia

Population size: 208-303 mature individuals

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 50,800 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ara glaucogularis. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.