Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca

Family: Phasianidae (Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse)

Authority: (Meisner, 1804)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened because despite its relatively large population and range, a recent assessment of the available evidence has found that the species is likely to be undergoing a moderately rapid population reduction owing to habitat degradation and over-hunting in some areas. It almost qualifies for a threatened listing under criteria A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd.

Population size: 83500-147000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,410,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Alectoris graeca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2020.