Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus

Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Linnaeus, 1766

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abc+3bc+4abc

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Justification of Red List category

This species is experiencing a rapid population decline, owing to habitat loss and degradation. It is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 287500-400000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,900,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Falco vespertinus. Downloaded from on 05/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/10/2023.