Southern Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus fasciolatus

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Kaup, 1850

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c; D1

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Justification of Red List category

This species is suspected to have a small population, and is suspected to be experiencing moderately rapid population declines due to ongoing habitat loss. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened, however clarification of its population size and subpopulation structure may qualify the species for a higher threat category in future.

Population size: 670-2000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,130,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Circaetus fasciolatus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/southern-banded-snake-eagle-circaetus-fasciolatus on 02/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/06/2023.