Malay Crested Fireback Lophura rufa

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

Authority: (Raffles, 1822)

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 is not thought to be tolerant of logged habitat and may qualify for uplisting to Vulnerable in the near future.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,320,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Lophura rufa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2019.