VU
Sri Lanka Woodpigeon Columba torringtoniae



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Blyth & Kelaart, 1853)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This pigeon has a small, declining population and range, which are severely fragmented as a result of the destruction of hill and montane forest. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 10,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Columba torringtoniae. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sri-lanka-woodpigeon-columba-torringtoniae on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 23/02/2024.