Lesser Fish-eagle Icthyophaga humilis

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: (Müller & Schlegel, 1841)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cde+3cde+4cde; C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species depends on forest-fringed waterbodies with good stocks of fish. It is thought to be undergoing a moderately rapid population reduction owing to forest degradation, over-fishing and perhaps especially, pollution, and may already have a moderately small population. It is consequently classified as Near Threatened

Population size: 10000-50000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,700,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Icthyophaga humilis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/lesser-fish-eagle-icthyophaga-humilis on 01/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/12/2023.