Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has undergone population reductions in the past mainly owing to trapping and the destruction of nest sites. These have now slowed down or ceased in parts of the range as a consequence of effective conservation measures, but the species remains highly conservation-dependent. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 16000-27000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 590,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Amazona leucocephala. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/cuban-amazon-amazona-leucocephala on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/02/2024.