Harteman Wildfowl, presented by Jan Harteman
This species has a very 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). Despite the fact that the population trend appears to be decreasing, the decline is not believed to be sufficiently rapid to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable 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 (IUCN).
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996) and decreasing.
Above: Male Spot-billed toucanet
Above: Female feeding on Chrysophyllum gonocarpum fruit at Foz do Iguaçu National Park, Brazil.