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White-collared Kite Leptodon forbesi



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Swann, 1922)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Critically Endangered because it has an extremely small known population, in areas where habitat loss is continuing rapidly. In addition, it occupies a small range in which forest is severely fragmented.



BirdLife Species Guardian: SAVE Brasil

Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 15,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Leptodon forbesi. 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.