White-fronted Falconet Microhierax latifrons

Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Sharpe, 1879

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
Although it is probably tolerant of some degree of habitat degradation, this diminutive falcon probably has a moderately small population, which is likely to be decline owing to habitat loss and degradation. It therefore qualifies as Near Threatened.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 88,600 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Microhierax latifrons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021.