Black Solitary Eagle Buteogallus solitarius

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Tschudi, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small population size which is likely to be declining owing to habitat loss and poaching. It is consequently classified as Near Threatened, but may be uplisted to Vulnerable based on further evidence of its population size and trends.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,700,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
Land-mass type - continent
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Buteogallus solitarius. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-solitary-eagle-buteogallus-solitarius on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 23/02/2024.