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Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado



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

Authority: (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906)

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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 16,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Syrmaticus mikado. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2017.