Rimatara Lorikeet Vini kuhlii

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Vigors, 1824)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered because it has a very small distribution across five very small islands, and appears to be undergoing an overall continuing slow decline owing to habitat loss and perhaps depredation by black rats. 

Population size: 1500

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,100 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Vini kuhlii. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rimatara-lorikeet-vini-kuhlii on 03/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/06/2023.