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Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado



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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii);C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Although probably secure inside protected areas, this species is suffering from persistant hunting and the problems associated with habitat loss. It is likely to have a moderately small population and range, which are declining, and it is therefore considered Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 13,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Syrmaticus mikado. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.