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Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus



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Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c;C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it has a small population which is believed to be declining owing to habitat loss and degradation, with current rates of habitat loss leading to the projection of rapid population declines in the future.

Population size: 4000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 207,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
AEMLAP

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Geronticus calvus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.