Princess Parrot Polytelis alexandrae

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Gould, 1863

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it has a small population. Although all mature individuals may occur as a single widespread population, it is thought to be experiencing moderate fluctuations at present, rather than an overall decline, and thus a higher level of threat category is not justified.

Population size: 5000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,250,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Polytelis alexandrae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2021.