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Venezuelan Wood-quail Odontophorus columbianus



Family: Odontophoridae (New World quails)

Authority: (Gould, 1850)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened because it has a small extent of occurrence within which it is presumed to be declining owing to habitat loss and hunting pressure; it therefore almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criterion B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv). Further information on the number of locations where it occurs may lead to it being uplisted to Vulnerable.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 15,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Odontophorus columbianus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.