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 Lophura erythrophthalma
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IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
2012 Vulnerable
2008 Vulnerable
2004 Vulnerable
2000 Vulnerable
1996 Vulnerable
1994 Vulnerable
1988 Near Threatened

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type shelf island
Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Brunei Native Extant Yes      
Indonesia Native Extant Yes      
Malaysia Native Extant Yes      
Singapore Native Extinct       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Brunei Belait Swamp Forest site factsheet
Brunei Seria Coast site factsheet
Brunei Southern Ladan Hills site factsheet
Brunei Ulu Temburong site factsheet
Indonesia Bukit Bahar-Tajau Pecah site factsheet
Indonesia Bukit Tigapuluh site factsheet
Indonesia Gunung Beratus site factsheet
Indonesia Gunung Palung site factsheet
Indonesia Hutan Samarinda-Balikpapan site factsheet
Indonesia Tanjung Puting site factsheet
Indonesia Tesso Nilo site factsheet
Indonesia Ulu Barito site factsheet
Malaysia Dulit Range site factsheet
Malaysia Endau-Rompin site factsheet
Malaysia Hulu Gombak-Sungai Lalang forest site factsheet
Malaysia Kabili-Sepilok site factsheet
Malaysia Kinabatangan floodplain site factsheet
Malaysia Krau Wildlife Reserve site factsheet
Malaysia Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary site factsheet
Malaysia Mount Kinabalu site factsheet
Malaysia Mulu - Buda Protected Area site factsheet
Malaysia Panti forest site factsheet
Malaysia Similajau National Park site factsheet
Malaysia Taman Negara National Park site factsheet
Malaysia Tanjung Datu-Samunsam Protected Area site factsheet


Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Lophura erythrophthalma. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Phasianidae (Pheasants, Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse)
Species name author (Raffles, 1822)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species