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Gray Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus)

Gray Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus)

Gray Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus)

Class: Aves
Family: Corvidae
Common Name: Gray Butcherbird
Genus: Cracticus
Species Name: torquatus

About The Gray Butcherbird

Red List Category
Least Concern

Red List Criteria


Year Assessed

BirdLife International

Butchart, S. & Symes, A.


This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population trend is not known, but the population is not believed to be decreasing sufficiently rapidly to approach the thresholds under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Cracticus torquatus. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

Trips Where Observed

Eastern Australia
Western Australia

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