VU
Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido



Family: Phasianidae (Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde

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Justification of Red List category
This species has undergone rapid population declines, and it has already disappeared from many states in which it was formerly common. Consequently it is listed as Vulnerable.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,990,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Tympanuchus cupido. 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.