|Scientific Name:||Geranoaetus polyosoma|
|Species Authority:||(Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)|
Buteo poecilochrous Gurney, 1879
Buteo polyosoma (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
|Taxonomic Source(s):||del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Geranoaetus polyosoma (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) was previously placed in the genus Buteo. Buteo poecilochrous (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993; Stotz et al. 1996) was also lumped with B. polyosoma following SACC (2006).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Butchart, S. & Symes, A.|
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (extent of occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). Despite the fact that the population trend appears to be decreasing, the decline is not believed to be sufficiently rapid to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Chile; Colombia; Ecuador; Falkland Islands (Malvinas); Paraguay; Peru; Uruguay
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|Population:||The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend Justification: The population is suspected to be decreasing locally in Ecuador, Chile and Argentina (Ferguson-Lees and Christie 2001).
|Current Population Trend:||Increasing|
|Citation:||BirdLife International. 2016. Geranoaetus polyosoma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22735520A95113871.Downloaded on 30 April 2017.|
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