VU
Galapagos Hawk Buteo galapagoensis



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Gould, 1837)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population. Trends are not clear, but are assumed to be stable. If threats, notably persecution, were shown to be causing a decline, this species would warrant uplisting to Endangered.



Population size: 270-330

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 29,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Buteo galapagoensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2017.