Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)
Authority: (Spix, 1825)
Red List Category
Based on a model of future deforestation in the Amazon basin, and the species’s susceptibility to habitat fragmentation and hunting, it is suspected that its population will decline by 25-30% over the next three generations, and it has therefore been uplisted to Near Threatened.
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Mitu tomentosum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2017.