Plumbeous Forest-falcon Micrastur plumbeus

Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Sclater, 1918

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because its population is small and declining owing to habitat loss.

Population size: 3600-5000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 42,800 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Micrastur plumbeus. Downloaded from on 20/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/02/2024.