Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)
Authority: Wagler, 1830
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.
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Penelope pileata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2017.