RISE
Volume 32 No. 2 – July-December 2020
Rough-crested Malkoha / Scale-feathered Malkoha
This issue features two (2) species of endemic Malkoha namely, Rough-crested Malkoha (Dasylophus superciliosus Dumont) and Scale-feathered Malkoha (Lepidogram mus cumingi Fraser). Both can only be found in greater Luzon, Philippines but tends to thrive in different habitat types.

Despite the decreasing population trend of both species, they are not considered threatened species by the DENR Administrative Order no. 2004-15, known as “Establishing the List of Terrestrial Threatened Species and their Categories, and the List of other Wildlife Species pursuant to Republic Act no. 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001.” Likewise, the International Union for Conservation of Nature RedList of Threatened Species categorized these Malkohas as Least Concern.