Red-billed Curassow Crax blumenbachii

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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v);C2a(i);D

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Justification of Red List category
A successful reintroduction programme has helped to partially offset an ongoing decline in this species. The range and population are very small and severely fragmented. It is very close to qualifying as Critically Endangered, but two subpopulations consist of more than 50 individuals. It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 130-170 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Crax blumenbachii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.