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Red-faced Guan Penelope dabbenei

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 Threatened

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) 31,900 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 Decreasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.7 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as generally scarce, although locally common in Argentina. The population in Chuquisaca, Bolivia, is estimated as 3,000 individuals (del Hoyo et al. 1994).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction and unsustainable levels of hunting.

Country/Territory distribution

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

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Alto Calilegua site factsheet
Argentina Fincas Santiago y San Andrés site factsheet
Argentina La Cornisa site factsheet
Argentina Pampichuela site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Baritú site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Calilegua site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Natural Las Lancitas site factsheet
Argentina Río Santa María site factsheet
Argentina San Francisco-Río Jordan site factsheet
Argentina Santa Victoria, Cañani y Cayotal site factsheet
Argentina Sierra de Zapla site factsheet
Argentina Tiraxi y Las Capillas site factsheet
Argentina Yala site factsheet
Bolivia Reserva Nacional de Flora y Fauna Tariquía site factsheet
Bolivia Serranía de Aguarague site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 1500 - 2500 m Occasional altitudinal limits 800 - 2700 m

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Penelope dabbenei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2014.

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 Hellmayr & Conover, 1942
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 31,900 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species