Red List Category
for more information about the Red List categories and criteria
Justification of Red List category
Despite the presence of habitat loss and hunting as on-going threats, there is no clear evidence that the species is undergoing a dramatic decline. However, it is precautionarily retained as Near Threatened, although further evidence that the species is not declining may lead to further downlisting in the future.
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Palearctic - realm
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome