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Belem Curassow Crax pinima



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Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split curassow inhabits the most deforested part of Amazonia, and is also targeted by hunters. A tiny captive population exists, but there are no confirmed records from the wild since 1978. Any remaining wild population must be extremely small, and is likely to still be declining. For these reasons the species is classified as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 1-49 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 295,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Crax pinima. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.