Conservation status of parrot populations in an Atlantic rainforest area of southeastern Brazil

  title={Conservation status of parrot populations in an Atlantic rainforest area of southeastern Brazil},
  author={Juan Carlos Guix and Marc Marti´n and Santi Ma{\~n}osa},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
A census of four species of syntopic parrots was carried out using distance sampling methods on São Sebastião island, SE Brazil. Most of the 33 593 ha island is covered by mature and secondary Atlantic rainforest. Almost 80% of these forests are within the Ilhabela Park. Although the species counted have marked differences in size and weight, density (individuals/km2) and estimated population size in 23 500 ha of well-preserved forests were similar: Amazona farinosa (13.82 ± 5.94; 3247 ± 1395… CONTINUE READING
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