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Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius



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Red List Category

Criteria: A4acd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because recent evidence from across its range suggests that its population is experiencing a rapid decline, probably owing to habitat degradation, disturbance, hunting and capture for trade.

Population size: 6700-67000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 14,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Sagittarius serpentarius. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.