Red-billed Curassow Crax blumenbachii

Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: Spix, 1825

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v);C2a(i);D

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Justification of Red List category
A successful reintroduction programme has helped to partially offset an ongoing decline in this species. The range and population are very small and severely fragmented. It is very close to qualifying as Critically Endangered, but two subpopulations consist of more than 50 individuals. It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 130-170

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 77,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Crax blumenbachii. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-billed-curassow-crax-blumenbachii on 26/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/09/2023.