VU
Palawan Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron napoleonis



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

Authority: Lesson, 1831

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
Despite evidence that its population may be larger than previously estimated, this species still qualifies as Vulnerable because it is suspected to be undergoing a rapid decline as a result of habitat destruction, hunting and capture for trade.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 23,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Polyplectron napoleonis. 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.