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Black Honey-buzzard Henicopernis infuscatus



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Gurney, 1882

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c; C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Vulnerable on the basis of a small estimated population which is suspected to have declined rapidly through rapid lowland forest loss, driven partly by development of oil palm plantations. However, rates of forest loss and degradation have slowed in recent years.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 63,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Henicopernis infuscatus. 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.