Horned Coot Fulica cornuta

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1853

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small global population which may be declining owing to habitat degradation and hunting. It is consequently classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 305,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Fulica cornuta. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/horned-coot-fulica-cornuta on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 08/12/2023.