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Black Cuckoo-dove Turacoena modesta



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Temminck, 1835)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because, although recent surveys in Timor-Leste have shown it to be more abundant than once feared and to inhabit a wider range of habitats, it is still suspected to be declining moderately rapidly owing to hunting and habitat loss.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 57,600 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Turacoena modesta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.