Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotellus chrysopterygius

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Gould, 1858)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is assessed as Endangered as it has a very small, decreasing population, within which changes in the burning regime and the introduction of cattle to the region have resulted in a long-term population decline, which is continuing despite intensive conservation efforts.

Population size: 780-1100, 940 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,370 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Psephotellus chrysopterygius. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/golden-shouldered-parrot-psephotellus-chrysopterygius 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.