VU
Swamp Francolin Francolinus gularis



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

Authority: (Temminck, 1815)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has undergone a rapid population decline which is projected to continue, concurrent with the rapid decline in extent and quality of its specialised habitat. Hunting is an additional pressure.



Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 414,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Francolinus gularis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016.