Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range within which trade and habitat loss and possibly introduced mammalian predators have caused declines.  It is currently listed as Vulnerable on this basis, but may warrant reassessment in the near future if declines are found to have ceased and on the basis of revised calculation of the Extent of Occurrence.

Population size: 1700-5600

Population trend: Unknown

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Amazona barbadensis. Downloaded from on 08/03/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/03/2021.