Gunnison Grouse Centrocercus minimus

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Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered because it has a very small occupied range which is severely fragmented and declining. Habitat fragmentation is particularly concerning given that the species requires a variety of adjacent habitats. Management strategies are being implemented which aim to reverse current population declines over the next 15 years.

Population size: 1700 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 9,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Nearctic - realm
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern - Species listed by US Fish and Wildlife Service
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Centrocercus minimus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016.