Falcated Duck Mareca falcata

Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)

Authority: (Georgi, 1775)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bd+3bd+4bd

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species is clearly more abundant than once believed, it has been retained as Near Threatened owing to moderately rapid declines in China, as measured by survey data and inferred from very high levels of hunting. Almost qualifies for a threatened listing under criteria A2bd+3bd+4bd.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,600,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Mareca falcata. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/falcated-duck-mareca-falcata on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.