Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Schlegel, 1873)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species may have a very small population, which is threatened by deforestation and human disturbance. It is therefore listed as Near Threatened. More accurate population measures and a better understanding of a possible population decline may lead to it being raised to a higher threat category.

Population size: 670-1500

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 (2020) Species factsheet: Accipiter henstii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2020.