VU
Rufous-headed Chachalaca Ortalis erythroptera



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Sclater & Salvin, 1870

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small, fragmented and declining population owing to the effects of habitat destruction and hunting. This combination of factors results in classification as Vulnerable.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 134,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Ortalis erythroptera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2018.