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Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: 

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cde+3cde+4cde

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known to be undergoing steep population decline in Europe, although numbers in its Asiatic strongholds are thought to be more stable. Thus it is probably experiencing a moderately rapid population decline overall, and consequently it is categorised as Near Threatened as it almost qualifies for listing under criteria A2cde+3cde+4cde.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 8,440,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Circus macrourus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.