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Snow Mountain Quail Anurophasis monorthonyx



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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v);C2a(i);D2

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Justification of Red List category
Although its population is likely to be moderately small, much of this species's small and fragmented range is inaccessible, rendering it fairly secure. However, mining and road construction are increasingly allowing access to highland areas where unregulated hunting quickly follows, and is likely to be leading to a decline. It is consequently classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: Unknown mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 10,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Anurophasis monorthonyx. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.