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Scarlet-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus forsteni



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1850

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species is estimated to have a small population which is suspected to be undergoing moderately rapid population declines owing to trapping pressure for the wild bird trade. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1600-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 101,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Trichoglossus forsteni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017.