Peruvian Pigeon Patagioenas oenops

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Salvin, 1895)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is only known from northern Peru and adjacent southern Ecuador. The population is suspected to be small; it is declining slowly as a result of habitat loss and hunting pressure. The species therefore qualifies as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 27,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Patagioenas oenops. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/peruvian-pigeon-patagioenas-oenops on 05/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/12/2023.