Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus

Family: Otididae (Bustards)

Authority: (Miller, 1782)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered because its very small and rapidly declining population is predicted to undergo a very rapid decline in the near future as pressure on remaining grasslands intensifies, and areas of its habitat are lost and degraded.

Population size: 1500

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,220,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Sypheotides indicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2021.