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Rufous-tailed Hawk Buteo ventralis



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Gould, 1837

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered to be Vulnerable owing to its small population (<1,000 mature individuals). Evidence of continuing declines would make the species eligible for classification as Endangered and information demonstrating a population greater than 1,000 mature individuals with a stable population trend would warrant downlisting to Near Threatened.



Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,070,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Buteo ventralis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.