Red-headed Falcon Falco chicquera

Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Daudin, 1800

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split falcon is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline over three generations owing to the effects of ongoing habitat degradation. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5,800,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Falco chicquera. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-headed-falcon-falco-chicquera on 26/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/09/2023.