Crested Guan Penelope purpurascens

Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Wagler, 1830

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is threatened by habitat loss and hunting throughout its range. It is suspected that these threats are causing moderately rapid population declines. The species is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 50000-499999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,470,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Penelope purpurascens. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/crested-guan-penelope-purpurascens on 11/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 11/12/2023.