SPECIES

Crested Fireback Lophura ignita Scientific name definitions

Guy M. Kirwan, Josep del Hoyo, Philip J. K. McGowan, Nigel Collar, David Christie, and Peter F. D. Boesman
Version: 2.0 — Published September 24, 2021

Demography and Populations

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Population Status

Trends

Unlike many other pheasants in South-East Asia, Crested Fireback does show some tolerance to forest degradation. Although this species clearly shows a positive correlation with intactness (45), densities are in fact higher in once- and twice-logged forest in East Kalimantan (41), and it can persist even in forest fruit gardens on the Thai-Malay Peninsula (42).

Recommended Citation

Kirwan, G. M., J. del Hoyo, P. J. K. McGowan, N. Collar, D. A. Christie, and P. F. D. Boesman (2021). Crested Fireback (Lophura ignita), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (B. K. Keeney, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.crefir1.02