Sao Tome Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba malherbii

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Verreaux & Verreaux, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd; B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species remains common in parts of its small 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 trends may lead to a change in status.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,200 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Columba malherbii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2022.