Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami

Family: Otididae (Bustards)

Authority: (Children, 1826)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is estimated to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline owing to hunting pressure and conversion of grassland habitat for agriculture, and it is therefore classified as Near Threatened; it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criteria A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 20,700,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Neotis denhami. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/denhams-bustard-neotis-denhami on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 25/02/2024.