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Nahan's Partridge Ptilopachus nahani



Family: Odontophoridae (New World quails)

Authority: (Dubois, 1905)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because its very small, severely fragmented range is undergoing a continuing decline in the area of occupancy and in the extent and quality of habitat, owing to deforestation and forest degradation. However, the species may be discovered at new locations in the future, now that its distinctive calls are known.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,700 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Ptilopachus nahani. 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.