Mountain Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nipalensis

Family: Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)

Authority: Hodgson, 1836

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is suspected to be undergoing moderate declines due to habitat loss, where the rate of future forest cover loss is projected to be 20% over the next three generations. The suspected future population reduction is suspected to be at a rate at least equivalent to the loss of forest cover, and as such it is assessed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1200-6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 19,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Raptors MOU

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nisaetus nipalensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mountain-hawk-eagle-nisaetus-nipalensis on 02/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/06/2023.