IUCN Status

Does it matter if a species is ‘critically endangered’ or ‘vulnerable’? Who examines its conservation status and how? If its conservation status changes over time, what does that indicate? Why are some species rare but have a relatively ‘stable’ status while others are data deficient?


Awarded:  WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR Competition:  SANCTUARY ASIA WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS Year:  2007 Where: INDIA Description: PHANTOM OF THE FOREST Trogons are colourful, vocal and extremely shy. We have three species of trogons in the India – the relatively common Malabar trogon found in the western and the eastern Ghats, the Red-headed trogon found in…