VU
New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis



Family: Strigopidae (New Zealand Parrots)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because its small population has declined rapidly within the past three generations, primarily owing to the effects of introduced predators.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 455,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nestor meridionalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/02/2023.