Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Brehm, 1861

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a very small population, which is dependent on on-going intensive management measures to mitigate the impact of threats such as poisoning, electrocution and insufficient food availability, as well as the increasing cooperation of land-owners.

Population size: 740-760

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 204,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Aquila adalberti. Downloaded from on 25/05/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/05/2017.