VU
Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii



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

Authority: (Jerdon, 1870)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because its total population is believed to be small, declining and scattered in small subpopulations within a severely fragmented range. Widespread high levels of hunting and continuing habitat destruction will inevitably exacerbate this situation.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 355,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Tragopan blythii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.