Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Daudin, 1800)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2acde+3cde+4acde

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it is suspected to have undergone very rapid declines during the past three generations (46 years) owing to deliberate and incidental poisoning, pesticides and nest disturbance; threats that are likely to continue this trend into the future.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 23,500,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Terathopius ecaudatus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/bateleur-terathopius-ecaudatus on 28/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/11/2023.