Horned Curassow Pauxi unicornis

Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Bond & Meyer de Schauensee, 1939

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3cd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered because its population is now estimated to be declining extremely rapidly owing to hunting and habitat destruction. It also has a small range and is known from few locations in a narrow altitudinal band, which is subject to habitat loss.

Population size: 1000-4999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 10,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pauxi unicornis. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.