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Sao Tome Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba malherbii



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Verreaux & Verreaux, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: A2d+3d

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species remains common in parts of its range and is tolerant of some habitat degradation, it is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline owing to hunting pressure, and has consequently been classified as Near Threatened. Better information on population size and trends may lead to a further change in status.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 7,200 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Columba malherbii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.