VU
Helmeted Curassow Pauxi pauxi



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1766)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is undergoing a rapid decline owing to intense hunting pressure and habitat loss. It is therefore listed as Vulnerable.



Population size: 3500-12500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 143,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Pauxi pauxi. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/helmeted-curassow-pauxi-pauxi on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/02/2024.