VU
Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri



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

Authority: (Sharpe, 1874)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This pheasant is classified as Vulnerable because it is suspected to be declining rapidly owing to extensive and on-going habitat loss, compounded by hunting. It is also assumed to have a small population, which is likely to be experiencing increasingly severe fragmentation, particularly as it may be dependent on nomadic visits to lowland areas.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 610,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Lophura bulweri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016.