Djibouti Francolin Pternistis ochropectus

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

Authority: (Dorst & Jouanin, 1952)

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Critically Endangered because it has an extremely small range, which is severely fragmented and continues to decline in both extent and quality, and within which the population is suspected to be undergoing continuing decline.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Houssein Rayaleh (Djibouti Nature)

Population size: 200-500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,400 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Pternistis ochropectus. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.