Scarlet-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus forsteni

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1850

Red List Category

Criteria: A2d+3d+4d; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Endangered based on a very rapid rate of decline across its restricted range. It also has a small population size that is inferred to be undergoing a continued decline owed to trapping pressures for the wild bird trade.

Population size: 500-1500

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 34,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Trichoglossus forsteni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022.