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Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata



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

Authority: (Elliot, 1871)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This magnificent pheasant is classified as Near Threatened owing to a suspected moderately rapid population decline resulting from unsustainable exploitation and a reduction in the extent and quality of its evergreen forest habitat.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 591,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Rheinardia ocellata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2017.