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 assessed as Near Threatened because, despite a relatively large population and range, it is suspected that a moderately rapid population reduction is taking place, owing to habitat degradation and over-exploitation in some areas. It almost qualifies for a threatened listing under criteria A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd.

Population size: 79600-154200

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 (2023) Species factsheet: Alectoris graeca. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rock-partridge-alectoris-graeca on 30/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/09/2023.