VU
Harwood's Francolin Pternistis harwoodi



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

Authority: (Blundell & Lovat, 1899)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because habitat is being lost within its small, possibly fragmented range. In addition, it is suspected to be declining. If it is confirmed to occupy a much larger range, as is suspected, it may be eligible for downlisting.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 17,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Pternistis harwoodi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.