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Sooty Falcon Falco concolor



Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Temminck, 1825

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been classified as Near Threatened because it is suspected to have a moderately small, declining population. Detailed surveys and robust monitoring are much desired, and would lead to a clarification of its status.



Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (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 (2016) Species factsheet: Falco concolor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.