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Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus



Family: Otididae (Bustards)

Authority: (Miller, 1782)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered because its very small and rapidly declining population is predicted to undergo a very rapid decline in the near future as pressure on remaining grasslands intensifies, and areas of its habitat are lost and degraded.



Population size: 1500

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,220,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
AEMLAP

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Sypheotides indicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.