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Lesser Nothura Nothura minor
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Family: Tinamidae (Tinamous)

Authority: (Spix, 1825)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Rapid and extensive conversion of cerrado grasslands is presumably causing a rapid population reduction in this small tinamou. The population is now likely to be small and fragmented over a large range, and the species therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,120,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Nothura minor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2017.