White-breasted Guineafowl Agelastes meleagrides

Family: Numididae (Guineafowl)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1850

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it is suspected undergo a rapid population decline over the next three generations, based on the rate of forest destruction throughout its range. It is also heavily persecuted in some parts of its range. 

Population size: 39000-93000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 197,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Agelastes meleagrides. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.