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Comoro Olive-pigeon Columba pollenii



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened owing to its small population. It faces threats from habitat clearance and degradation, and hunting, and if the population was found to be in decline it may qualify for a higher threat category.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,100 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island - Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally Oceanic islands are islands or island groups that are <200,000 sq km in size and separated from other land masses by >200 m sea depth. Generally they have never been connected to a continental area by a land-ridge, and are volcanic in origin.
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Columba pollenii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.