VU
Cauca Guan Penelope perspicax



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Bangs, 1911

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a small area in the Andes of Colombia. Its population is believed to be moderately small and divided into isolated subpopulations. Habitat loss and hunting are causing the population to decline. The species is therefore listed as Vulnerable.



Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 35,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Penelope perspicax. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023.