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Ouvea Parakeet Eunymphicus uvaeensis



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Layard, 1882)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it is found on only one very small island and may be threatened by invasive species, particularly the Black Rat, which could drive the species to Critically Endangered or Extinct in a very short time.



Population size: 1800

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 640 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Eunymphicus uvaeensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018.