Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti

Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Fraser, 1852

Red List Category

Criteria: A3bcd

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Justification of Red List category
The rate of deforestation in this species's range has been very rapid over recent decades, such that little habitat remains. It is projected that it could undergo an extremely rapid population reduction given increased access and hunting, and therefore qualifies as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 71,100 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Crax alberti. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.