Andaman Cuckoo-dove Macropygia rufipennis
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Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Blyth, 1846

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v);C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it is thought to have a moderately small population, confined to a few small islands where forest is under threat from development and hunting is rife. This species is very poorly known and basic ecological data would throw much-needed light on this assessment.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 66,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Macropygia rufipennis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2017.