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

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 57,600 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Turacoena modesta. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-cuckoo-dove-turacoena-modesta on 02/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/06/2023.