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Rufous-headed Chachalaca Ortalis erythroptera



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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small and contracting range, affected by rapid habitat loss and severe fragmentation. Its population is suspected to be small and declining, owing to the effects of hunting and habitat destruction. This combination of factors results in classification as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 19,400 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Ortalis erythroptera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.