VU
White-crested Guan Penelope pileata



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Wagler, 1830

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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,210,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Penelope pileata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.