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White-crested Guan Penelope pileata



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Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category

Based on a model of future deforestation in the Amazon basin, and its sensitivity to hunting, fragmentation and disturbance, it is suspected that the population of this species will decline rapidly over the next three generations, and it has therefore been uplisted to Vulnerable.



Population size: 6700 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,050,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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: Penelope pileata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.