VU
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus



Family: Phoenicopteridae (Flamingos)

Authority: Philippi, 1854

Red List Category

Criteria: A2acd+4acd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has undergone a rapid population decline over the past three generations, owing to exploitation and declines in habitat quality. Exploitation has now decreased and recent survey data suggest that the population is now stable; however, it remains much depleted compared with past numbers.



Population size:

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 793,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Phoenicoparrus andinus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.