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Night Parrot Pezoporus occidentalis



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Gould, 1861)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a population size believed to be less than 250 mature individuals with no more than 50 individuals in each subpopulation, and records suggest a continuing decline. For these reasons the species is assessed as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 40-500, 200 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,100,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Pezoporus occidentalis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/night-parrot-pezoporus-occidentalis 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.