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Endangered Species Day: Parrots

May 17 is Endangered Species Day. Find out what parrots are endangered and critically endangered with this list.

Jessica Pineda

In honor of Endangered Species Day on May 17, 2013 BirdChannel is highlight endangered and critically endangered parrot species all month long. For a complete list of endangered and critically endangered parrots, check the list below.

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Name Scientific Name Status
Blue-fronted Lorikeet Charmosyna toxopei Critically Endangered
New Caledonian Lorikeet Charmosyna diadema Critically Endangered
Red-throated Lorikeet Charmosyna amabilis Critically Endangered
Lesser Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea Critically Endangered
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia Critically Endangered
Blue-winged Racquet-tail Strigops habroptila Critically Endangered
Orange-bellied Parrot Neophema chrysogaster Critically Endangered
Kakapo Strigops habroptila Critically Endangered
Glaucous Macaw Anodorhynchus glaucus Critically Endangered
Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixii Critically Endangered
Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis Critically Endangered
Indigo-winged Parrot Hapalopsittaca fuertesi Critically Endangered
Puerto Rican Amazon Amazona vittata Critically Endangered
Malherbe's Parakeet Cyanoramphus malherbi Critically Endangered
Norfolk Island Parakeet Cyanoramphus cookii Critically Endangered
Grey-breasted Parakeet Pyrrhura griseipectus Critically Endangered
Red-and-blue Lory Eos histrio Endangered
Purple-naped Lory Lorius domicella Endangered
Rimatara Lorikeet Vini kuhlii Endangered
Ultramarine Lorikeet Vini ultramarina Endangered
Baudin's Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus baudinii Endangered
Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus latirostris Endangered
Kaka Nestor meridionalis Endangered
Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotus chrysopterygius Endangered
Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor Endangered
Night Parrot Pezoporus occidentalis Endangered
Flores Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus Endangered
Mauritius Parakeet Psittacula eques Endangered
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Endangered
Lear's Macaw Anodorhynchus leari Endangered
Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus Endangered
Red-fronted Macaw Ara rubrogenys Endangered
Socorro Parakeet Aratinga brevipes Endangered
Sun Conure Aratinga solstitialis Endangered
Yellow-eared ParrotOgnorhynchus icterotis Endangered
Thick-billed Parrot Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha Endangered
Maroon-fronted Parrot Rhynchopsitta terrisi Endangered
Santa Marta ParakeetPyrrhura viridicata Endangered
El Oro Parakeet Pyrrhura orcesi Endangered
Grey-cheeked Parakeet Brotogeris pyrrhopteraEndangered
Brown-backed Parrotlet Touit melanonotus Endangered
Red-crowned Amazon Amazona viridigenalis Endangered
Red-browed Amazon Amazona rhodocorytha Endangered
Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix Endangered
Vinaceous-breasted Amazon Amazona vinacea Endangered
Imperial Amazon Amazona imperialis Endangered
Chatham Parakeet Cyanoramphus forbesi Endangered
Golden Conure Guaruba guarouba Endangered
Uvea ParakeetEunymphicus uvaeensis Endangered
Pfrimer's Parakeet Pyrrhura pfrimeri Endangered


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Posted: May 16, 2013, 7:15 p.m. PDT

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