Buff-breasted Buttonquail Turnix olivii

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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v);C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species may have a very small range and population. It is restricted to a small number of locations and numbers are declining owing to the continuing destruction and degradation of its habitat. The species is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 500 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - Australia - Australia is classified as an Island-Continent.
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Turnix olivii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2016.