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The world's most endangered falcons, eagles, hawks and allies


Chart: conservation status of the world's falcons, eagles, hawks and allies
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's falcons, eagles, hawks and allies


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
FALCONIDAECaracara lutosaGuadalupe CaracaraEX
FALCONIDAEFalco duboisiReunion Kestrel, Réunion KestrelEX
ACCIPITRIDAEButeo ridgwayiHispaniolan Hawk, Ridgway's HawkCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEChondrohierax wilsoniiCuban KiteCRdecreasing
CATHARTIDAEGymnogyps californianusCalifornia CondorCRincreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEGyps bengalensisAsian White-backed Vulture, Oriental White-backed Vulture, White-backed Vulture, White-rumped VultureCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEGyps indicusIndian Vulture, Long-billed VultureCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEGyps tenuirostrisSlender-billed VultureCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHaliaeetus vociferoidesMadagascar Fish-eagle, Madagascar Fish Eagle, Madagascar Fish-EagleCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAELeptodon forbesiWhite-collared KiteCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAENisaetus florisFlores Hawk-eagle, Flores Hawk-EagleCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEPithecophaga jefferyiGreat Philippine Eagle, Monkey-eating Eagle, Philippine EagleCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAESarcogyps calvusIndian Black Vulture, Pondicherry Vulture, Red-headed VultureCRdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter gundlachiGundlach's HawkENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAECircus maillardiMalagasy Marsh Harrier, Reunion Harrier, Réunion HarrierENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEEutriorchis asturMadagascar Serpent-eagle, Madagascar Serpent Eagle, Madagascar Serpent-EagleENdecreasing
FALCONIDAEFalco cherrugSaker, Saker FalconENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEGyps africanusWhite-backed VultureENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEGyps rueppelliiRueppell's Griffon, Rueppell's Vulture, Rüppell's Griffon Vulture, Ruppell's Vulture, Rüppell's VultureENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHarpyhaliaetus coronatusCrowned Eagle, Crowned Solitary EagleENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAELeucopternis occidentalisGray-backed Hawk, Grey-backed HawkENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAENecrosyrtes monachusHooded VultureENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAENeophron percnopterusEgyptian Eagle, Egyptian VultureENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAENisaetus bartelsiJavan Hawk-eagle, Javan Hawk-EagleENdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter brachyurusGrey Sparrowhawk, New Britain SparrowhawkVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter butleriNicobar Shikra, Nicobar SparrowhawkVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter imitatorImitator Goshawk, Imitator SparrowhawkVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter luteoschistaceusSlaty-backed Goshawk, Slaty-mantled Goshawk, Slaty-mantled SparrowhawkVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter princepsNew Britain GoshawkVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAquila adalbertiAdalbert's Eagle, Spanish Eagle, Spanish Imperial EagleVUincreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAquila clangaGreater Spotted Eagle, Spotted EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAquila hastataIndian Spotted EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAquila heliacaAsian Imperial Eagle, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Imperial EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEButeo galapagoensisGalapagos Hawk, Galápagos HawkVUstable
ACCIPITRIDAEButeo socotraensisSocotra BuzzardVUstable
ACCIPITRIDAECircaetus beaudouiniBeaudouin's Snake-eagle, Beaudouin's Snake EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAECircus macroscelesMadagascar HarrierVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAECircus maurusBlack HarrierVUstable
FALCONIDAEFalco araeaSeychelles KestrelVUstable
FALCONIDAEFalco hypoleucosGrey FalconVUstable
FALCONIDAEFalco punctatusMauritius KestrelVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEGyps coprotheresCape Griffon, Cape VultureVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHaliaeetus leucoryphusBand-tailed Fish-eagle, Pallas's Fish-eagle, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Pallas's Sea-EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHaliaeetus pelagicusSteller's Sea-eagle, Steller's Sea Eagle, Steller's Sea-EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHaliaeetus sanfordiForest Fish Eagle, Sanford's Fish-Eagle, Sanford's Sea-eagle, Solomon Fish-eagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHarpyopsis novaeguineaeNew Guinea Eagle, Papuan EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHenicopernis infuscatusBlack Honey-buzzard, Black Honey Buzzard, New Britain Honey-buzzardVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAELeucopternis lacernulatusWhite-necked HawkVUdecreasing
FALCONIDAEMicrastur plumbeusPlumbeous Forest-falcon, Plumbeous Forest Falcon, Plumbeous Forest-FalconVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAENisaetus nanusWallace's Hawk-eagle, Wallace's Hawk-EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAENisaetus philippensisPhilippine Hawk-eagle, Philippine Hawk-EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAESagittarius serpentariusSecretarybird, Secretary BirdVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAESpilornis kinabaluensisKinabalu Serpent-eagle, Mountain Serpent-eagle, Mountain Serpent Eagle, Mountain Serpent-EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAESpizaetus isidoriBlack-and-chestnut Eagle, Isidor's EagleVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAETorgos tracheliotosLappet-faced VultureVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAETrigonoceps occipitalisWhite-headed VultureVUdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter collarisSemi-collared Hawk, Semicollared Hawk, Semi-collared SparrowhawkNTstable
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter haplochrousWhite-bellied GoshawkNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter henstiiHenst's GoshawkNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter madagascariensisMadagascar SparrowhawkNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter nanusDwarf Sparrowhawk, Small SparrowhawkNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAccipiter poliogasterGray-bellied Hawk, Grey-bellied Goshawk, Grey-bellied HawkNTincreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAegypius monachusBlack Vulture, Cinereous Vulture, Eurasian Black VultureNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEAquila gurneyiGurney's EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEButeo solitariusHawaiian HawkNTstable
ACCIPITRIDAEButeo ventralisRufous-tailed HawkNTstable
ACCIPITRIDAEButeogallus gundlachiiCuban Black Hawk, Cuban Black-HawkNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAECircaetus fasciolatusFasciated Snake-Eagle, Southern Banded Snake-eagle, Southern Banded Snake EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAECircus macrourusPale Harrier, Pallid HarrierNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEElanus scriptusLetter-winged KiteNTstable
ACCIPITRIDAEErythrotriorchis radiatusRed GoshawkNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEFalco concolorSooty FalconNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEFalco deiroleucusOrange-breasted FalconNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEFalco fasciinuchaTaita Falcon, Teita FalconNTstable
FALCONIDAEFalco juggerLaggar FalconNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEFalco novaeseelandiaeNew Zealand FalconNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEFalco vespertinusRed-footed Falcon, Western Red-footed FalconNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHarpia harpyjaAmerican Harpy Eagle, Harpy EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEHarpyhaliaetus solitariusBlack Solitary Eagle, Montane Solitary Eagle, Solitary EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEIchthyophaga humilisLesser Fish-eagle, Lesser Fish Eagle, Lesser Fish-Eagle, Lesser Fishing EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEIchthyophaga ichthyaetusGrey-headed Fish-eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Grey-headed Fish-Eagle, Grey-headed Fishing EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAELeucopternis plumbeusPlumbeous HawkNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAELeucopternis polionotusMantled HawkNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEMegatriorchis doriaeDoria's GoshawkNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEMicrohierax latifronsBornean Falconet, White-fronted FalconetNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEMilvus milvusRed KiteNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEMorphnus guianensisCrested Eagle, Guianan Crested EagleNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEPhalcoboenus australisForster's Caracara, Striated CaracaraNTstable
ACCIPITRIDAEPolemaetus bellicosusMartial EagleNTdecreasing
FALCONIDAEPolihierax insignisFielden's Falconet, White-rumped Falcon, White-rumped FalconetNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAESpilornis elginiAndaman Serpent-eagle, Andaman Serpent Eagle, Andaman Serpent-Eagle, Dark Serpent-eagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAESpilornis klossiSouth Nicobar Serpent-eagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAESpizaetus ornatusOrnate Hawk-eagle, Ornate Hawk-EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAEStephanoaetus coronatusCrowned Eagle, Crowned Hawk-eagle, Crowned Hawk-EagleNTdecreasing
ACCIPITRIDAETerathopius ecaudatusBateleurNTdecreasing
CATHARTIDAEVultur gryphusAndean CondorNTdecreasing


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.

Least concern species are excluded from this list



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