Bornean Crested Fireback Lophura ignita

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

Authority: (Shaw, 1797)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
As a lowland forest specialist inhabiting a region where logging is rife and hunting is widespread, this species is thought to be experiencing a moderately rapid population reduction and is therefore classified as Near Threatened. If it was found to be less tolerant of logged habitat than is currently suspected then it might qualify for uplisting to Vulnerable.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,000,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Lophura ignita. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.