Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado

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

Authority: (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
Although confined to Taiwan (China), this species has a relatively large population, thought to number in the tens of thousands. Much of its range is contained by effectively managed protected areas and there is no evidence it is declining. Consequently, it is listed as Least Concern.

Population size: 20000-100000 mature individuals

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 12,400 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Syrmaticus mikado. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.