Slaty-backed Goshawk Accipiter luteoschistaceus

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Rothschild & Hartert, 1926

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is believed to have a small population which is estimated to be declining based on observed reductions in suitable habitat. Although it is little known, the paucity of records and its lowland forest requirements indicate that it is likely to be threatened. It is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 70,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Accipiter luteoschistaceus. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.