Bornean Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron schleiermacheri

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

Authority: Brüggemann, 1877

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This elusive species's status is difficult to judge, but recent anecdotal evidence regarding its range and habitat indicates that it has a very small, fragmented and declining population, justifying its classification as Endangered.

Population size: 600-1700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 540,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Polyplectron schleiermacheri. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/bornean-peacock-pheasant-polyplectron-schleiermacheri on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.