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Great Argus Argusianus argus



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This spectacular pheasant is undoubtedly suffering from the twin threats of habitat loss and hunting throughout its extensive range. It is probably undergoing a moderately rapid population reduction and is consequently classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,350,000 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Argusianus argus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.