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Chestnut-winged Chachalaca Ortalis garrula

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type   Average mass 532 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 110,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.7 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend justification: The species is not globally threatened and was considered common in 1986. it is likely to still be common in much of its range and its tolerance of a variety of habitats puts it at lower vulnerability to habitat degradation (del Hoyo et al. 1994).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Colombia Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Colombia Ciénaga Grande, Isla de Salamanca and Sabana Grande RAMSAR biosphere reserve site factsheet
Colombia Complejo cenagoso de la margen occidental del Río Sinú site factsheet
Colombia Complejo de Humedales Costeros de la Guajira site factsheet
Colombia Eco-parque Los Besotes site factsheet
Colombia Finca Betancí-Guacamayas site factsheet
Colombia Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona site factsheet
Colombia Región Ecodeltáica Fluvio-Estuarina del Canal del Dique site factsheet
Colombia Reserva Natural el Garcero y alrededores site factsheet
Colombia Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Colorados site factsheet
Colombia Serranía de San Lucas site factsheet
Colombia Valle de San Salvador 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 Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Ortalis garrula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2014.

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 Least Concern
Family Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)
Species name author (Humboldt, 1805)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 110,000 km2
Country endemic? Yes
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species