Paraguay: number of species under threat 2019, by type

The majority of threatened living species in Paraguay on the IUCN Red List as of December 2019 consisted of birds, with 27 species under threat. Plants ranked second with 20 threatened species. Overall, environment in Latin America faces issues such as air pollution and wildfires.

Number of threatened living species in Paraguay on the IUCN Red List as of December 2019, by taxonomic type

Number of threatened species
Birds27
Plants*20
Mammals10
Reptiles*8
Other invertebrates*1
Fishes*1
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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

Paraguay

Survey time period

December 2019

Supplementary notes

* Figures presented below for these groups should be interpreted as the number of species known to be threatened within those species that have been assessed to date, and not as the overall total number of threatened species for each group.
According to the source, threatened living species include species that are critically endangered (CR), endangered (EN) or vulnerable (VU).

The acronym IUCN stands for International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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