Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos

Family: Falconidae (Falcons, Caracaras)

Authority: Gould, 1841

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable because although it has an extremely large range, and historical populations declines and range contractions are believed to have ceased, it occurs at very low densities and its population has been precautionarily estimated to number fewer than 1,000 mature individuals. If the population size is eventually found to be larger than currently feared it may be eligible for downlisting.

Population size: 999

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,760,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Falco hypoleucos. Downloaded from on 05/07/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/07/2022.