IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

Crax fasciolata occurs in easternBolivia (C. f. grayi), with the nominate C. f. fasciolata from central and south-west Brazil, Paraguay and north Argentina. Although the nominate race survives in Brazil from Minas Gerais, Gois and Mato Grosso do Sul north to Par and Mato Grosso, and can be locally common (as in the northern Pantanal and Serra dos Carajs), it is extinct, or nearly so, in Sao Paulo and Paran (del Hoyo 1994, F. Olmos in litt. 2003). It is considered rare and threatened in Argentina. In Paraguay, the species was thought to have been extirpated, or close to disappearing, from much of its range, although in 1999 the species was still relatively numerous in northern Concepcin Department (Clay 2001), it is still recorded an annual basis in gallery forests in Concepcin and eembuc Departments, and a nest was discovered in 2011 in the Chaco-Pantanal area (H. del Castillo in litt. 2014). In Bolivia the species is widely distributed throughout the llanos de moxos (savannas), with many areas holding protected populations (B. Hennessey in litt. 2003).


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