Asian Houbara Chlamydotis macqueenii

Family: Otididae (Bustards)

Authority: (J.E. Gray, 1832)

Red List Category

Criteria: A4acd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is subject to considerable over-exploitation and declines have been estimated in a large proportion of its total population, thus globally it is estimated and projected to be in rapid population decline over three generations, starting in the past and continuing into the future. This species is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 33000-67000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,200,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Chlamydotis macqueenii. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.