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Verreaux's Coua Coua verreauxi
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Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: Grandidier, 1867

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is estimated to have a moderately small range, in which habitat degradation is occurring, which along with hunting pressure is inferred to be driving an unquantified decline in the species's population.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 20,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Coua verreauxi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2017.