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Mount Cameroon Francolin Pternistis camerunensis



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

Authority: (Alexander, 1909)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small range, being found on one mountain only, where it faces increasing threats from human-induced burning of its habitat and the retreating forest/savanna boundary in some places.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Pternistis camerunensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2017.