Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Hartert & Neumann, 1914

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c; D1

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Justification of Red List category
This recently split species is suspected of having a small population and to be undergoing an accelerating and moderately rapid decline owing to habitat loss and degradation. It has therefore been classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 670-6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,280,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Buteo oreophilus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mountain-buzzard-buteo-oreophilus on 01/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.