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Great Curassow Crax rubra



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Linnaeus, 1758

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
Hunting pressure and habitat loss are suspected to be causing ongoing rapid declines across the extensive range of this species. A rapid population decline is suspected to be ingoing, owing to hunting pressure and habitat loss and fragmentation. If these declines are found to be even greater than is currently suspected it may require further uplisting to Endangered.

Population size: 6700-40000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 3,060,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Crax rubra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016.