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Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Daudin, 1800)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2acde

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it is suspected to have undergone moderately rapid declines during the past three generations (41 years) owing to habitat loss and incidental poisoning and pollution, and is consequently believed to approach the threshold for classification as Vulnerable.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 23,500,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Terathopius ecaudatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.