Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos

Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Gould, 1841

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because although it has an extremely large range and historical populations declines and range contractions are believed to have ceased, it occurs at very low densities and its population has been precautionarily estimated to number fewer than 1,000 mature individuals.

Population size: 500-10000, 1000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,450,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Falco hypoleucos. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.