Cuban Black Hawk Buteogallus gundlachii

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Cabanis, 1855)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii); D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been classified as Near Threatened. Although it can be locally common, the population is thought to be small. Due to its specialised habitat requirements, the species suspected to be suffering from the destruction and degradation of wetlands within its range.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 224,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Buteogallus gundlachii. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/cuban-black-hawk-buteogallus-gundlachii on 22/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 22/02/2024.