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White-naped Crane Antigone vipio



Family: Gruidae (Cranes)

Authority: (Pallas, 1811)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde

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Justification of Red List category
This crane is listed as Vulnerable because it is thought to be experiencing a rapid and on-going population decline. Currently, its western subpopulation is undergoing a very rapid decline, while the eastern subpopulation suffers rapid loss of habitat, with critical winter habitat at the Korean Demilitarized Zone and elsewhere highly insecure and deteriorating.

Population size: 3700-4500

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,400,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Antigone vipio. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.