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Crowned Solitary Eagle Buteogallus coronatus

IUCN Red List Criteria

Critically Endangered  
Endangered C2a(i) 
Vulnerable C2a(i);D1 

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Endangered
2008 Endangered
2004 Endangered
2000 Vulnerable
1996 Vulnerable
1994 Vulnerable
1988 Threatened

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type continent
Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 3,180,000 medium
Number of locations 11-100 -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 250-999 medium Estimated 2001
Population trend Decreasing poor -
Number of subpopulations 2-100 - - -
Largest subpopulation 50-249 - - -
Generation length (yrs) 10.5 - - -
Population justification: The total population is placed in the band 250-999 mature individuals, equating to 375-1,499 individuals in total, rounded here to 350-1,500 individuals.
Trend justification: A moderate and on-going population decline is suspected to be taking place on the basis of rates of hunting, habitat loss and persecution.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Argentina Native Extant Yes      
Bolivia Native Extant Yes      
Brazil Native Extant Yes      
Paraguay Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Bajos Submeridionales site factsheet
Argentina Bañado La Estrella Este site factsheet
Argentina Bañado La Estrella Oeste site factsheet
Argentina Bañados de Figueroa site factsheet
Argentina Bañados del Quirquincho site factsheet
Argentina Bañados del Río Atuel site factsheet
Argentina Caldenal del Sudoeste de Buenos Aires site factsheet
Argentina Ceibas site factsheet
Argentina Chaco de Tartagal site factsheet
Argentina Chaguaral site factsheet
Argentina Chancaní y Sierras de Pocho site factsheet
Argentina Cuesta de las Higuerillas site factsheet
Argentina Cuesta del Totoral site factsheet
Argentina Cuña boscosa de Santa Fe site factsheet
Argentina Dorso Occidental Subhúmedo de Santa Fe site factsheet
Argentina El Cachapé site factsheet
Argentina El Cantor site factsheet
Argentina Espinal de Mercedes site factsheet
Argentina Estancia La Alegría site factsheet
Argentina Estancia La Leonor site factsheet
Argentina Estero Tapenagá site factsheet
Argentina Felipe Yofre site factsheet
Argentina Fincas Santiago y San Andrés site factsheet
Argentina Fortín Sargento Primero Leyes site factsheet
Argentina Jagüel del Monte site factsheet
Argentina La Fidelidad site factsheet
Argentina La Porcelana site factsheet
Argentina Lagunas del suroeste y relictos del Caldenal site factsheet
Argentina Lagunas San Miguel y El Sauce site factsheet
Argentina Lomas de Olmedo site factsheet
Argentina Lotes 32 y 33, Maíz Gordo site factsheet
Argentina Nacientes de los riachos Monte Lindo y Tatú Piré site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Calilegua site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Chaco site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Copo site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional El Rey site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Lihue Calel site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Sierra de las Quijadas site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Talampaya site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Fuerte Esperanza site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Pampa del Indio site factsheet
Argentina Pilagás III site factsheet
Argentina Quebrada de las Conchas site factsheet
Argentina Quebrada del Condorito National Park and Reserva Hidrica Provincial Pampa de Achala site factsheet
Argentina Reserva de Biosfera de Ñacuñan site factsheet
Argentina Reserva de Uso Múltiple Bañados del Río Dulce y Laguna Mar Chiquita site factsheet
Argentina Reserva El Bagual site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Natural Formosa site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Natural Las Lancitas site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Natural Loro Hablador site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Provincial Florística y Faunística Bosques Teltecas site factsheet
Argentina Riacho He He site factsheet
Argentina Rincón del Socorro-Iberá site factsheet
Argentina Río Bermejito site factsheet
Argentina Río Seco site factsheet
Argentina Salinas de Ambargasta site factsheet
Argentina Salinas Grandes site factsheet
Argentina Salta Forestal site factsheet
Argentina Sierra de Medina site factsheet
Argentina Sierra Rosario de la Frontera site factsheet
Argentina Sierras de Guasayán site factsheet
Argentina Sierras de Puesto Viejo site factsheet
Argentina Sierras del Norte Cordobés site factsheet
Argentina Sistema Uritorco site factsheet
Argentina Trancas site factsheet
Argentina Valle del río Paraguay-Paraná site factsheet
Argentina Valle Fluvial del Río Paraguay site factsheet
Argentina Victorica site factsheet
Bolivia KAA-IYA del Gran Chaco site factsheet
Bolivia Otuquis Integrated Management Natural Area site factsheet
Bolivia Palmar de las Islas site factsheet
Bolivia Reserva de Inmovilización Iténez site factsheet
Bolivia Reserva Forestal Alto Paraguá site factsheet
Bolivia Serranía de Aguarague site factsheet
Brazil Barragem de Boa Esperança site factsheet
Brazil Campos de Água Doce e Palmas site factsheet
Brazil Campos de Cima da Serra site factsheet
Brazil Campos do Planalto das Araucárias site factsheet
Brazil Campos Gerais do Paraná site factsheet
Brazil Cânion do Guartelá site factsheet
Brazil Cerrados ao Sul de Brasília site factsheet
Brazil Cristalino / Serra do Cachimbo site factsheet
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Águas Emendadas site factsheet
Brazil Jalapão site factsheet
Brazil Lizarda site factsheet
Brazil Maciço do Urucum e Adjacências site factsheet
Brazil Matas Ciliares do Rio do Coco e Afluentes site factsheet
Brazil Nhumirim site factsheet
Brazil Ouro Preto / Mariana site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimarães e Adjacências site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros e Adjacências site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional das Emas site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional de Brasília site factsheet
Brazil Rio Arrojado site factsheet
Brazil Rios Negro e Aquidauana site factsheet
Brazil Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis site factsheet
Brazil Serra da Canastra site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Caraça site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Cipó site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Tinguá site factsheet
Paraguay Arroyo Tagatiya site factsheet
Paraguay Cerrado de Laguna Blanca site factsheet
Paraguay Cerrados de Concepción site factsheet
Paraguay Estancia Gran Siete site factsheet
Paraguay Estancia Santa Asunción site factsheet
Paraguay Estancia Sombrero site factsheet
Paraguay Estancias Golondrina - El Trébol site factsheet
Paraguay Laguna Ganzo site factsheet
Paraguay Parque Nacional Médanos del Chaco site factsheet
Paraguay Parque Nacional Teniente Enciso site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Grassland Temperate major resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Savanna Moist suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 2500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact

Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Agriculture & aquaculture Annual & perennial non-timber crops / Agro-industry farming Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Decline Medium Impact: 6
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Agriculture & aquaculture Annual & perennial non-timber crops / Scale Unknown/Unrecorded Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Decline Medium Impact: 6
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Agriculture & aquaculture Livestock farming & ranching / Agro-industry grazing, ranching or farming Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Decline Medium Impact: 6
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Agriculture & aquaculture Wood & pulp plantations / Scale Unknown/Unrecorded Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Decline Low Impact: 5
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Biological resource use Hunting & trapping terrestrial animals / Intentional use (species is the target) Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Decline Low Impact: 5
Stresses
Species mortality
Invasive and other problematic species, genes & diseases Invasive non-native/alien species/diseases / Unspecified species Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Decline Low Impact: 5
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation
Invasive and other problematic species, genes & diseases Invasive non-native/alien species/diseases / Unspecified species Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Decline Low Impact: 5
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation
Residential & commercial development Housing & urban areas Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Decline Low Impact: 5
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent
Sport Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Buteogallus coronatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Endangered
Family Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)
Species name author (Vieillot, 1817)
Population size 250-999 mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 3,180,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species