Red-crowned Amazon Amazona viridigenalis

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Cassin, 1853)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
The combination of high levels of exploitation for the cagebird trade, long-term habitat loss and reduced density estimates indicates that this species is declining very rapidly. It consequently qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 2000-4300 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 76,500 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Amazona viridigenalis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-crowned-amazon-amazona-viridigenalis on 28/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/02/2024.