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Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi



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

Authority: (Taczanowski, 1875)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cde

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been classified as Near Threatened owing to declines that are projected to occur owing to road construction for tourism development. Although population trends in parts of the species's range are unclear, the overall rate of decline is projected to increase owing to increased hunting, grazing and wood cutting, as well as habitat fragmentation; it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criterion A3cde.



Population size: 20000-47000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 321,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.