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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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 305,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Fulica cornuta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017.