Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata

Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)

Authority: (Spix, 1825)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it is continuing to undergo a moderately rapid population reduction owing to hunting pressure and habitat loss. It is still locally common in certain areas and, with proper protection, would be much more abundant over its wide range.

Population size: 10000-25000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,490,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Neochen jubata. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/orinoco-goose-neochen-jubata on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/02/2024.