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Thick-billed Parrot Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Swainson, 1827)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small population which is undergoing a decline. The likely causes of the decline are ongoing habitat loss and degradation and potentially illegal trapping for the pet trade, as well as range contractions caused by climate change. The species therefore qualifies as Endangered. A recent estimate of the population size is urgently needed.



Population size: 840-2800

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 141,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2022.