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Greater Rhea Rhea americana



Family: Rheidae (Rheas)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened as its population is believed to have declined at a rate approaching the threshold for classification as Vulnerable.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 8,420,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Rhea americana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/02/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/02/2017.