Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas

Family: Picathartidae (Rockfowl)

Authority: Reichenow, 1899

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because, although it has a large range, its population throughout Central Africa is small, highly fragmented and may be in overall decline owing primarily to the clearance and degradation of its habitat.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 522,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Picathartes oreas. Downloaded from on 27/09/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/09/2021.