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White-bellied Goshawk Accipiter haplochrous

IUCN Red List Criteria

Near Threatened (criteria nearly met) C2a(ii) 

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Near Threatened
2008 Near Threatened
2004 Near Threatened
2000 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

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

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 16,400 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 1500-7000 poor Unknown 2000
Population trend Decreasing poor -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 7.2 - - -
Population justification: The global population numbers c.2,400-4,000 pairs (V. Chartendrault and N. Barré in litt. 2007), best placed precautionarily in band 2,500-9,999 individuals. This equates to 1,667-6,666 mature individuals, rounded here to 1,500-7,000 mature individuals.
Trend justification: There are no data on population trends; however, habitat degradation is suspected to be causing a slow to moderate decline.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
New Caledonia (to France) Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
New Caledonia (to France) Aoupinié site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Boulinda site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Entre les monts Nakada et Do site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Entre les monts Rembaï et Canala site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Entre Table Unio et Farino site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Forêt Plate site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Goro Até et haute vallée de la rivière Tchamba site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Goro Jé et haute vallée de la rivière Amoa site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Grand Koum site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Hautes vallées des rivières Néaoua, Koua et Kouaoua site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Île de Yandé site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Massif des Lèvres site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Massif du Mé Kanin, Sphinx et Arago site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Massif du Panié site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Massifs du Grand Sud - entre le mont Humboldt et la rivière Bleue site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Mé Maoya site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Pic Ningua site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Presqu'île de Pindaï site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Prokoméo site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1300 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact

Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Agriculture & aquaculture Annual & perennial non-timber crops / Small-holder farming Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Decline Low Impact: 5
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Agriculture & aquaculture Annual & perennial non-timber crops / Small-holder farming 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 / Persecution/control Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) No decline Low Impact: 4
Stresses
Species mortality
Biological resource use Hunting & trapping terrestrial animals / Persecution/control Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) No decline Low Impact: 4
Stresses
Species mortality
Biological resource use Logging & wood harvesting / Unintentional effects: (subsistence/small scale) [harvest] Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) No decline Low Impact: 4
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation
Biological resource use Logging & wood harvesting / Unintentional effects: (subsistence/small scale) [harvest] Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) No decline Low Impact: 4
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Accipiter haplochrous. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014.

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 Near Threatened
Family Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles)
Species name author Sclater, 1859
Population size 1500-7000 mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 16,400 km2
Country endemic? Yes
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species