Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius

Family: Sagittariidae (Secretarybird)

Authority: (Miller, 1779)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2acde+3cde+4acde

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been classified as Endangered because recent evidence from across its range suggests that its population is experiencing severe declines, probably owing to habitat degradation, disturbance, hunting and capture for trade.

Population size: 6700-67000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 23,200,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Sagittarius serpentarius. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/secretarybird-sagittarius-serpentarius on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/12/2023.