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Wattled Curassow Crax globulosa



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Spix, 1825

Red List Category

Criteria: A2d+3d+4d;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Endangered as it has a very small population which is estimated to have undergone a very rapid population decline. Hunting is suspected to be causing these ongoing declines, and effective control is urgently required. This species may be uplisted to Critically Endangered in the future should information suggest population declines are greater than currently estimated.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,530,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Crax globulosa. 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.