Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado

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

Authority: (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii); C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Although probably secure inside protected areas, this species is suffering from persistant hunting and the problems associated with habitat loss. It is likely to have a moderately small population and range, which are declining, and it is therefore considered Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Syrmaticus mikado. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mikado-pheasant-syrmaticus-mikado on 01/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/12/2023.