Hainan Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron katsumatae

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

Authority: Rothschild, 1906

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This recently split species is listed as Endangered as it has very small population which is estimated to have undergone a very rapid decline owing to habitat loss and hunting. Surveys are urgently required to obtain an up-to-date population estimate, and should the population be smaller than currently thought the species may warrant uplisting to Critically Endangered in the near future.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 10,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Realm - Indomalayan
Land-mass type - shelf island

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Polyplectron katsumatae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2021.