VU
Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii



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

Authority: (Hardwicke, 1827)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This pheasant has a small population which is declining at a moderately rapid rate due to grazing pressure from livestock, hunting and loss of habitat due to changing land-use patterns, so it qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 259,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Catreus wallichii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/01/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/01/2023.