VU
Mountain Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron inopinatum



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

Authority: (Rothschild,1903)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v);C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it has a small, fragmented range and population, which are suspected to be declining slowly. It may warrant uplisting in the future if plans (which have currently been suspended) to build a road are reinstated.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 30,900 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Polyplectron inopinatum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.