Bornean Crestless Fireback Lophura pyronota

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

Authority: (G. R. Gray, 1834)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
The continuing rapid reduction in extent and quality of this newly-split pheasant's lowland peat swamp forest habitat, across most of its known range, implies a rapid population reduction and justifies its classification as Vulnerable. Further information on population size, trends and threats may lead to its uplisting to Endangered.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 939,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Lophura pyronota. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.