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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:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 8,600,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Mareca falcata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/05/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/05/2017.