Hainan Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron katsumatae

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

Authority: Rothschild, 1906

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population which continues to decline because of hunting and habitat loss. Much of its range is now fragmented and the species occurs in numerous small subpopulations that are assumed to be isolated from another. For this reason it is listed as Endangered.

Population size: 800-2000 mature individuals

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 (2024) Species factsheet: Polyplectron katsumatae. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/hainan-peacock-pheasant-polyplectron-katsumatae on 20/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 20/02/2024.