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Sao Tome Olive-pigeon Columba thomensis



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Barboza du Bocage, 1888

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered, as it has a single, very small subpopulation within a very small range, and is suspected to be undergoing a rapid population decline owing to intense hunting pressure.



Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Columba thomensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/07/2017.