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Sarus Crane Antigone antigone



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2cde+3cde+4cde

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Justification of Red List category
This crane is listed as Vulnerable because it is suspected to have suffered a rapid population decline, which is projected to continue, as a result of widespread reductions in the extent and quality of its wetland habitats, exploitation and the effects of pollutants.

Population size: 13000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,830,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Land-mass type - Australia - Australia is classified as an Island-Continent.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
Realm - Oceanic - realm
Realm - Palearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Antigone antigone. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.