Little Brown Bustard Heterotetrax humilis

Family: Otididae (Bustards)

Authority: (Blyth, 1856)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd; C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is suspected to have experienced a moderately rapid population decline owing to the secondary effects of armed conflict and civil unrest in its range. Further data on the population size and trends may qualify the species for listing in a higher threat category.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 537,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Heterotetrax humilis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/little-brown-bustard-heterotetrax-humilis on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 23/02/2024.