Yellow-tailed Parrot Pionites xanthurus

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Todd, 1925

Red List Category

Criteria: A4cd

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Justification of Red List category

Based on a model of future deforestation in the Amazon basin, and the potential susceptibility of this newly split species to hunting, it is suspected that its population will decline rapidly over three generations from 2002, and it is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 441,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Pionites xanthurus. Downloaded from on 20/05/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/05/2019.