Udzungwa Forest-partridge Xenoperdix udzungwensis

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

Authority: Dinesen, Lehmberg, Svendsen & Fjeldså, 1994

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii)+2ab(ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is assessed as Endangered because it is known from only three locations within a very small range, in which it is at risk from hunting and habitat loss and degradation. Its small population has been considered stable but numbers fluctuate largely between years.

Population size: 2000-2700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,400 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Xenoperdix udzungwensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/udzungwa-forest-partridge-xenoperdix-udzungwensis 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.