Yellow-naped Amazon Amazona auropalliata

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Lesson, 1842)

Red List Category

Criteria: A4acd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Critically Endangered because information on local population trends indicate that the species is undergoing an extremely rapid population decline, which is primarily caused by exceptionally high levels of trapping for the cagebird trade and by habitat loss. In small parts of the range, conservation action managed to halt poaching pressure and local populations show signs of recovery.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 509,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Amazona auropalliata. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.