VU
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor



Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Temminck, 1825

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable following a revision of its global population estimate. It is now estimated to have a single small, declining population, although precise drivers of the decline remain unclear.

Population size: 2800-4000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5,280,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Falco concolor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2017.