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Grey Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2013 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2010 Least Concern

Species attributes

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

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,100,000
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 0
Population trend Decreasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common to fairly common and rare (del Hoyo et al. 1994).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be declining owing to habitat loss and degradation and, locally, overexploitation.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Bangladesh Native Extant      
Bhutan Native Extant      
Cambodia Native Extant      
China (mainland) Native Extant      
India Native Extant      
Laos Native Extant      
Myanmar Native Extant      
Thailand Native Extant      
Vietnam Native Extant      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Laos Dong Ampham site factsheet
Laos Eastern Bolikhamxay Mountains site factsheet
Laos Hin Namno site factsheet
Laos Khammouan Limestone site factsheet
Laos Nakai Plateau site factsheet
Laos Nakai-Nam Theun site factsheet
Laos Nam Et site factsheet
Laos Nam Ha site factsheet
Laos Nam Xam site factsheet
Laos Phou Ahyon site factsheet
Laos Phou Dendin site factsheet
Laos Phou Loeuy site factsheet
Laos Upper Xe Bangfai site factsheet
Laos Upper Xe Kaman site factsheet
Laos Xe Khampho / Xe Pian site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Polyplectron bicalcaratum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2014.

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 Least Concern
Family Phasianidae (Grouse, pheasants and partridges)
Species name author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Population size mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 1,100,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species