15 birds of Flores Green Pigeon Treron floris recorded in Lamalera. According to local people, the highest number was 20 birds. Probably the habitat of this bird is good enough especially along the south coast of Lembata Island. Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea was here, but probably already extinct (Trainor in prep B).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Land clearing and hunting activity
Habitat and land use
Bushes at the edge of the beach, savanna and tropical dry forest (Trainor in prep B).
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