Ferruginous Partridge Caloperdix oculeus

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

Authority: (Temminck, 1815)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This enigmatic species is rarely encountered in much of its range, which has suffered extensive forest loss over the past few decades. This forest loss, accompanied by trapping pressure, is on-going and the species is thought to be undergoing a moderately rapid population reduction; it therefore qualifies as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,410,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Caloperdix oculeus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/ferruginous-partridge-caloperdix-oculeus on 30/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/09/2023.