Brown Eared-pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum

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

Authority: Swinhoe, 1863

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it may have a small population, and although the populations within protected areas appear to be stable, elsewhere remaining unprotected and isolated populations are declining (potentially rapidly) through on-going habitat loss and disturbance.

Population size: 3300-11000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 199,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Crossoptilon mantchuricum. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.