Madagascar Crested Ibis Lophotibis cristata

Family: Threskiornithidae (Ibises, Spoonbills)

Authority: (Boddaert, 1783)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened as its population is projected to decline moderately rapidly in the future owing to the poaching of adults, young and eggs, as well as deforestation.

Population size: 6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 689,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Lophotibis cristata. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/madagascar-crested-ibis-lophotibis-cristata on 10/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 10/06/2023.