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Papuan Eagle Harpyopsis novaeguineae



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Salvadori, 1875

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This large forest eagle is classified as Vulnerable on the basis of an estimated small population which is slowly declining through habitat loss, and locally at least, hunting. 



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,200,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Harpyopsis novaeguineae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.