Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Schlegel, 1873)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category

This species has a small population size, and is inferred to be undergoing a continuing decline as a result of habitat loss from deforestation. It is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 500-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 673,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Accipiter henstii. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.