Yellow-throated Hanging-parrot Loriculus pusillus

Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: Gray, 1859

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known parrot is fairly catholic in its habitat requirements; however, it is uncommon and habitat loss and degradation have been so intense over its range that it is probably undergoing a moderately rapid population reduction. It therefore qualifies as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 167,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Loriculus pusillus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.