Alagoas Curassow Mitu mitu

Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1766)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
The last (unconfirmed) sighting of this species was in the late 1980s and it is now considered Extinct in the Wild. There are two captive populations. An apparently suitable forest remnant has been identified for future reintroduction efforts.

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Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Mitu mitu. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/alagoas-curassow-mitu-mitu on 25/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 25/09/2023.