Beaudouin's Snake-eagle Circaetus beaudouini

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Verreaux & Des Murs, 1862

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd; C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species occupies a large range, within which it occurs at low density and faces a number of threats. It qualifies as Vulnerable owing to its small population, which has declined rapidly.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 5,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Circaetus beaudouini. Downloaded from on 25/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/04/2017.