Andaman Woodpigeon Columba palumboides

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Hume, 1873)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This uncommon species appears to rely on dense forest. It is thought to have a small or moderately small and potentially fragmented population, which may be declining due to hunting and logging. It is therefore classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 81,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Columba palumboides. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/andaman-woodpigeon-columba-palumboides on 29/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/05/2023.