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Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Fraser, 1852

Red List Category

Criteria: A3bcd

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Justification of Red List category
The rate of deforestation in this species's range has been very rapid over the past decade, such that little habitat remains. It is projected that it could undergo an extremely rapid population reduction given increased access and hunting, and therefore qualifies as Critically Endangered.



BirdLife Species Champion: The Reissing Family

Population size: 150-700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 71,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Crax alberti. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.