Palawan Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron napoleonis

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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: mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 11,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Polyplectron napoleonis. Downloaded from on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2016.