Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti

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

Authority: (Swinhoe, 1872)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
Despite the presence of habitat loss and hunting as on-going threats, there is no clear evidence that the species is undergoing a dramatic decline. However, it is precautionarily retained as Near Threatened, although further evidence that the species is not declining may lead to further downlisting in the future.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 673,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Syrmaticus ellioti. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/elliots-pheasant-syrmaticus-ellioti on 30/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/05/2023.