Sichuan Partridge Arborophila rufipectus

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

Authority: Boulton, 1932

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because its population is very small and severely fragmented, and is undergoing a continuing decline because of on-going hunting and habitat loss, although the latter is at lower levels than previously.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 15,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Arborophila rufipectus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sichuan-partridge-arborophila-rufipectus on 30/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/05/2023.