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Archived 2010-2011 topics: Golden-capped Parakeet (Aratinga auricapillus): request for information

Golden-capped Parakeet Aratinga auricapillus is listed as Near Threatened under criteria C1; C2, on the basis that its population is estimated to number at least 10,000 mature individuals and is suspected to be in decline owing to continued habitat destruction. Recently, concerns have been raised that this species may have been incorrectly downlisted from Vulnerable in 2004 (J. Gilardi in litt. 2010). In reaction to these comments a request is made for up-to-date information. Continue reading

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