Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Forster, 1798)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2acde+3cde+4acde; C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable as it has a small population that is experiencing rapid declines. 

Population size: 9600-12800

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,230,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Gyps coprotheres. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.