Harwood's Francolin Pternistis harwoodi

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

Authority: (Blundell & Lovat, 1899)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered to have a small and declining population size. It is uncertain whether individuals can move between valleys, but some subpopulations may number >1,000. Therefore, the species is tentatively listed here as Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 50,100 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Pternistis harwoodi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/harwoods-francolin-pternistis-harwoodi on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/12/2023.