Madagascar Sparrowhawk Accipiter madagascariensis

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Smith, 1834

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is suspected to be experiencing a moderately rapid population reduction owing to habitat loss and degradation and is consequently classified as Near Threatened. If the decline is more clearly shown, or the total population smaller, the species might qualify for a higher threat category.

Population size: 3300-6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 689,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Accipiter madagascariensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/madagascar-sparrowhawk-accipiter-madagascariensis on 01/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.