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Ring-necked Francolin Scleroptila streptophora



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

Authority: (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd; C1

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Justification of Red List category
Recent data for this species are lacking. However, it has apparently declined in both range and abundance and is now suspected to have a moderately small population. The reasons for this decline remain unknown, and it is presumably continuing. For these reasons, the species has been classified as Near Threatened. If it is found that the population is smaller and the decline more rapid than suspected, the species may qualify for a higher threat category.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,720,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Scleroptila streptophora. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.