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The world's most endangered parrots and allies


Chart: conservation status of the world's parrots and allies
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's parrots and allies


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
PSITTACIDAEAmazona martinicanaMartinique Amazon, Martinique ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAEAmazona violaceaGuadeloupe Amazon, Guadeloupe ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAEAra atwoodiDominican Green-and-yellow MacawEX
PSITTACIDAEAra erythrocephalaJamaican Green-and-yellow MacawEX
PSITTACIDAEAra gosseiJamaican Red MacawEX
PSITTACIDAEAra guadeloupensisLesser Antillean MacawEX
PSITTACIDAEAra tricolorCuban MacawEX
PSITTACIDAEAratinga labatiGuadeloupe ParakeetEX
PSITTACIDAEConuropsis carolinensisCarolina ParakeetEX
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus ulietanusRaiatea ParakeetEX
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus zealandicusBlack-fronted ParakeetEX
PSITTACIDAELophopsittacus bensoniMauritius Grey ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAELophopsittacus mauritianusBroad-billed Parrot, Mauritius ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAEMascarinus mascarinusMascarene ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAENecropsittacus rodericanusRodrigues ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAENestor productusNorfolk Island Kaka, Norfolk KakaEX
PSITTACIDAEPsephotus pulcherrimusBeautiful Parakeet, Paradise ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAEPsittacula exsulNewton's ParakeetEX
PSITTACIDAEPsittacula wardiSeychelles Parakeet, Seychelles ParrotEX
PSITTACIDAEAmazona vittataPuerto Rican Amazon, Puerto Rican Parrot, Red-fronted AmazonCRstable
PSITTACIDAEAnodorhynchus glaucusGlaucous MacawCRunknown
PSITTACIDAEAra glaucogularisBlue-throated MacawCRstable
PSITTACIDAECacatua haematuropygiaPhilippine Cockatoo, Red-vented CockatooCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECacatua sulphureaLesser Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Yellow-crested CockatooCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECharmosyna amabilisRed-throated LorikeetCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECharmosyna diademaNew Caledonian LorikeetCRunknown
PSITTACIDAECharmosyna toxopeiBlue-fronted LorikeetCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECyanopsitta spixiiLittle Blue Macaw, Spix's MacawCRunknown
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus cookiiNorfolk Island Parakeet, Norfolk Parakeet, Tasman ParakeetCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus malherbiMalherbe's Parakeet, Orange-fronted ParakeetCRincreasing
PSITTACIDAEHapalopsittaca fuertesiFuertes's Parrot, Indigo-winged ParrotCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAENeophema chrysogasterOrange-bellied Parakeet, Orange-bellied ParrotCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPrioniturus verticalisBlue-winged Racket-tail, Blue-winged Racquet-tailCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura griseipectusGray-breasted Parakeet, Grey-breasted ParakeetCRdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEStrigops habroptilaKakapo, Owl ParrotCRincreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona imperialisImperial Amazon, Imperial ParrotENincreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona oratrixYellow-headed Amazon, Yellow-headed ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona rhodocorythaRed-browed Amazon, Red-browed Parrot, Red-topped Amazon, Red-topped ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona vinaceaVinaceous Amazon, Vinaceous-breasted Amazon, Vinaceous-breasted Parrot, Vinaceous ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona viridigenalisGreen-cheeked Amazon, Red-crowned Amazon, Red-crowned ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAnodorhynchus hyacinthinusHyacinth MacawENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAnodorhynchus leariIndigo Macaw, Lear's MacawENunknown
PSITTACIDAEAra ambiguusGreat Green MacawENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAra rubrogenysRed-fronted MacawENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAratinga brevipesSocorro ParakeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAratinga solstitialisSun ParakeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEBrotogeris pyrrhopteraGray-cheeked Parakeet, Grey-cheeked ParakeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECalyptorhynchus baudiniiBaudin's Black-Cockatoo, Long-billed Black Cockatoo, Long-billed Black-Cockatoo, White-tailed Black-CockatooENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECalyptorhynchus latirostrisCarnaby's Black-Cockatoo, Short-billed Black Cockatoo, Short-billed Black-Cockatoo, Slender-billed Black-CockatooENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus forbesiChatham Parakeet, Forbes Parakeet, Forbess ParakeetENstable
PSITTACIDAEEos histrioRed-and-blue LoryENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEEunymphicus uvaeensisUvea ParakeetENincreasing
PSITTACIDAEGuaruba guaroubaGolden Conure, Golden ParakeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELathamus discolorSwift ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELoriculus flosculusFlores Hanging-parrot, Wallace's Hanging Parrot, Wallace's Hanging-ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELorius domicellaPurple-capped Lory, Purple-naped LoryENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAENestor meridionalisKaka, New Zealand KakaENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEOgnorhynchus icterotisYellow-eared Conure, Yellow-eared ParrotENincreasing
PSITTACIDAEPezoporus occidentalisNight ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsephotus chrysopterygiusGolden-shouldered ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittacula equesEcho Parakeet, Mascarene Parrakeet, Mauritius ParakeetENincreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura orcesiEl Oro Conure, El Oro ParakeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura pfrimeriPfrimer's ParakeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura viridicataSanta Marta Conure, Santa Marta ParakeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAERhynchopsitta pachyrhynchaThick-billed ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAERhynchopsitta terrisiMaroon-fronted ParrotENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETouit melanonotusBlack-eared Parrotlet, Brown-backed ParrotletENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEVini kuhliiKuhl's Lorikeet, Rimatara Lorikeet, Rimitara LorikeetENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEVini ultramarinaUltramarine Lorikeet, Ultramarine LoryENdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAgapornis nigrigenisBlack-cheeked LovebirdVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona agilisBlack-billed Amazon, Black-billed ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona arausiacaJacquot, Red-necked Amazon, Red-necked ParrotVUincreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona auropalliataYellow-naped Amazon, Yellow-naped ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona barbadensisYellow-shouldered Amazon, Yellow-shouldered ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona brasiliensisRed-tailed Amazon, Red-tailed ParrotVUincreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona collariaYellow-billed Amazon, Yellow-billed ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona festivaFestive Amazon, Festive ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona finschiLilac-crowned Amazon, Lilac-crowned ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona guildingiiSaint Vincent Amazon, Saint Vincent Parrot, St Vincent Amazon, St. Vincent Amazon, St. Vincent ParrotVUincreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona pretreiRed-spectacled Amazon, Red-spectacled ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona tucumanaTucuman Amazon, Tucumán Amazon, Tucuman ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona ventralisHispaniolan Amazon, Hispaniolan ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona versicolorSaint Lucia Amazon, Saint Lucia Parrot, St Lucia Amazon, St. Lucia Amazon, St. Lucia ParrotVUincreasing
PSITTACIDAEAra militarisMilitary MacawVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAratinga chloropteraHispaniolan Conure, Hispaniolan ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAratinga euopsCuban Conure, Cuban ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEBolborhynchus ferrugineifronsRufous-fronted ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECacatua albaUmbrella Cockatoo, White CockatooVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECacatua moluccensisMoluccan Cockatoo, Salmon-crested CockatooVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECacatua ophthalmicaBlue-eyed CockatooVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECharmosyna palmarumPalm LorikeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus novaezelandiaeRed-fronted ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus saissetiNew Caledonian ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus unicolorAntipodes Green Parakeet, Antipodes Island Parakeet, Antipodes ParakeetVUstable
PSITTACIDAEEos cyanogeniaBiak Red Lory, Black-winged LoryVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEEunymphicus cornutusHorned ParakeetVUincreasing
PSITTACIDAEForpus xanthopsYellow-faced ParrotletVUstable
PSITTACIDAEHapalopsittaca amazoninaRusty-faced ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEHapalopsittaca pyrrhopsRed-faced ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELeptosittaca branickiiGolden-plumed Conure, Golden-plumed ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELorius garrulusChattering Lory, Yellow-backed LoryVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAENestor notabilisKeaVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPionites leucogasterWhite-bellied ParrotVUstable
PSITTACIDAEPrimolius couloniBlue-headed MacawVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPrioniturus luconensisGreen-crowned Racket-tailed Parrot, Green-headed Racket-tailed Parrot, Green Racket-tail, Green Racquet-tailVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPrioniturus platenaeBlue-headed Racket-tail, Blue-headed Racquet-tailVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEProsopeia splendensCrimson Shining-parrot, Crimson Shining Parrot, Crimson Shining-ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittaculirostris salvadoriiSalvadori's Fig-parrot, Salvadori's Fig-Parrot, Yellow-cheeked Fig ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittacus erithacusGrey ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittacus timnehTimneh ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittrichas fulgidusPesquet's ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrilia vulturinaVulturine ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura albipectusWhite-breasted Parakeet, White-necked Conure, White-necked ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura callipteraBrown-breasted Parakeet, Flame-winged Conure, Flame-winged ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura cruentataBlue-throated Parakeet, Ochre-marked Parakeet, Red-eared ConureVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura lepidaPearly ParakeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura perlataCrimson-bellied ParakeetVUstable
PSITTACIDAETanygnathus gramineusBlack-lored ParrotVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETouit costaricensisRed-fronted ParrotletVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETouit huetiiScarlet-shouldered ParrotletVUstable
PSITTACIDAETouit stictopterusSpot-winged ParrotletVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETouit surdusGolden-tailed ParrotletVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEVini peruvianaBlue Lorikeet, Tahitian Lorikeet, Violet LorikeetVUdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEVini stepheniHenderson Lorikeet, Stephen's LorikeetVUstable
PSITTACIDAEAgapornis fischeriFischer's LovebirdNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAgapornis lilianaeLilian's LovebirdNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAlipiopsitta xanthopsYellow-faced Amazon, Yellow-faced ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona dufresnianaBlue-cheeked Amazon, Blue-cheeked ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAmazona kawalliKawall's Amazon, Kawall's Parrot, White-cheeked AmazonNTstable
PSITTACIDAEAmazona leucocephalaBahamas Parrot, Caribbean Amazon, Cuban Amazon, Cuban ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAprosmictus jonquillaceusJonquil Parrot, Olive-shouldered Parrot, Timor Red-winged ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAratinga auricapillusGolden-capped Conure, Golden-capped ParakeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEAratinga erythrogenysRed-masked Conure, Red-masked ParakeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECacatua goffinianaGoffin's Cockatoo, Tanimbar Cockatoo, Tanimbar CorellaNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECharmosyna margarethaeDuchess LorikeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECharmosyna meekiMeek's LorikeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECharmosyna multistriataStreaked Lorikeet, Striated LorikeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAECyanoramphus auricepsYellow-crowned Parakeet, Yellow-fronted KakarikiNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEEos reticulataBlue-streaked LoryNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELoriculus catameneSangihe Hanging-parrot, Sangihe Hanging Parrot, Sangihe Hanging-ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELoriculus exilisPygmy Hanging Parrot, Red-billed Hanging-parrot, Red-billed Hanging-ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELoriculus pusillusYellow-throated Hanging-parrot, Yellow-throated Hanging Parrot, Yellow-throated Hanging-ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELoriculus tenerGreen-fronted Hanging-parrot, Green-fronted Hanging Parrot, Green-fronted Hanging-ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAELorius albidinuchaWhite-naped LoryNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEMicropsitta geelvinkianaGeelvink Pygmy-parrot, Geelvink Pygmy Parrot, Geelvink Pygmy-ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAENannopsittaca dachilleaeAmazonian Parakeet, Amazonian Parrotlet, Manu ParrotletNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPolytelis alexandraeAlexandra's Parrot, Princess Of Wales Parakeet, Princess ParrotNTstable
PSITTACIDAEPrimolius maracanaBlue-winged MacawNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPrioniturus flavicansYellow-breasted Racket-tail, Yellow-breasted Racquet-tail, Yellowish-breasted Racquet-tailNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPrioniturus montanusLuzon Racquet-tail, Montane Racket-tail, Montane Racquet-tailNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPrioniturus waterstradtiMindanao Racquet-tailNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEProsopeia personataMasked Shining-parrot, Masked Shining Parrot, Masked Shining-ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittacula canicepsBlyth's Parakeet, Nicobar ParakeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittacula derbianaDerbyan Parakeet, Lord Derby's ParakeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittacula longicaudaLong-tailed ParakeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsitteuteles irisIris Lorikeet, Iris LoryNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPsittinus cyanurusBlue-rumped ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrilia aurantiocephalaBald ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrilia barrabandiOrange-cheeked ParrotNTstable
PSITTACIDAEPyrilia caicaCaica ParrotNTstable
PSITTACIDAEPyrilia pyriliaSaffron-headed ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura devilleiBlaze-winged ParakeetNTstable
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura leucotisMaroon-faced Parakeet, White-eared ParakeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAEPyrrhura rupicolaBlack-capped ParakeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETanygnathus lucionensisBlue-naped ParrotNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETrichoglossus johnstoniaeJohnstone's Lorikeet, Mindanao LorikeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETrichoglossus rubiginosusPohnpei LorikeetNTdecreasing
PSITTACIDAETriclaria malachitaceaBlue-bellied Parrot, Purple-bellied ParrotNTdecreasing


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.

Least concern species are excluded from this list



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