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European Turtle-dove Streptopelia turtur



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable. It has undergone rapid declines in much of its European range whilst in Russia and Central Asia it is thought to have experience more severe declines. Declines are thought to be driven by a number of factors including loss of foraging and nesting sites as well as disease and hunting along its migration.

Population size: 13000000-48000000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4,510,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
Realm - Palearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
AEMLAP

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Streptopelia turtur. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.