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Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris



Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Gray, 1844

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce+4ce

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Critically Endangered because it has suffered an extremely rapid population decline, particularly across the Indian subcontinent, largely as a result of feeding on carcasses of animals treated with the veterinary drug diclofenac, perhaps in combination with other causes.



BirdLife Species Guardian: Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN)

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,560,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Gyps tenuirostris. 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.