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Indigo-winged Parrot Hapalopsittaca fuertesi

IUCN Red List Criteria

Critically Endangered C2a(ii) 
Endangered B1ab(v); C2a(i,ii); D 
Vulnerable B1ab(v); C2a(i,ii); D1+2 

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2015 Critically Endangered
2013 Critically Endangered
2012 Critically Endangered
2010 Critically Endangered
2009 Critically Endangered
2008 Critically Endangered
2004 Critically Endangered
2000 Critically Endangered
1996 Critically Endangered
1994 Critically Endangered
1988 Not Recognised

Species attributes

Migratory status altitudinal migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type continent
Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 100 medium
Number of locations 1 -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 50-249 medium Estimated 2000
Population trend Decreasing poor Suspected -
Number of subpopulations 1 - - -
Largest subpopulation 100 - - -
Generation length (yrs) 6.9 - - -
Population justification: The global population decline has apparently slowed thanks to ongoing conservation efforts with the population estimated at 160 individuals placed in the band 50-249 mature individuals.
Trend justification: Current trends for this species are poorly known. It has evidently declined in the past but thanks to co-ordinated conservation efforts at the species's stronghold this decline has slowed and may have ceased. With this information in mind, an overall decline of 1-9% is estimated to have occurred over the last ten years.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Colombia Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Colombia Alto Quindío site factsheet
Colombia Bosques del Oriente de Risaralda site factsheet
Colombia Páramos y Bosques Altoandinos de Génova site factsheet
Colombia Reserva Natural Ibanasca site factsheet
Colombia Reserva Natural Semillas de Agua site factsheet
Colombia Reservas Comunitarias de Roncesvalles site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane Major resident
Altitude 2610 - 3600 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact

Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Agriculture & aquaculture Annual & perennial non-timber crops / Small-holder farming Timing Scope Severity Impact
Past, Unlikely to Return Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Declines Past Impact
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Agriculture & aquaculture Livestock farming & ranching / Small-holder grazing, ranching or farming Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Rapid Declines Medium Impact: 7
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Biological resource use Logging & wood harvesting / Unintentional effects: (large scale) [harvest] Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Rapid Declines Medium Impact: 7
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Energy production & mining Mining & quarrying Timing Scope Severity Impact
Past, Unlikely to Return Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Declines Past Impact
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation
Invasive and other problematic species, genes & diseases Problematic native species/diseases Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Whole (>90%) Unknown Unknown
Stresses
Competition

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Hapalopsittaca fuertesi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/05/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/05/2016.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Critically Endangered
Family Psittacidae (Parrots)
Species name author (Chapman, 1912)
Population size 50-249 mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 100 km2
Country endemic? Yes
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species