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Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens



Family: Ardeidae (Herons)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because despite its large range it occupies a restricted habitat and is patchily distributed. For this reason it is assumed to have a moderately small and declining global population.



Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 6,670,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Egretta rufescens. 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.