Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1766)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small population which appears to be suffering an ongoing decline in its Asiatic strongholds, despite the fact that in parts of Europe numbers are now increasing. Consequently it qualifies as Near Threatened.

Population size: 16800-22800

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 22,400,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Aegypius monachus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/cinereous-vulture-aegypius-monachus on 26/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/09/2023.