VU
Malay Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron malacense



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

Authority: (Scopoli, 1786)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has undergone a rapid population decline and its small population is becoming increasingly fragmented with progressive erosion of its specialised lowland forest habitat.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 163,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Polyplectron malacense. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.