New Britain Bronzewing Henicophaps foersteri

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Rothschild & Hartert, 1906

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is judged to be Vulnerable on the basis of a small estimated population which is likely to be declining through habitat loss. However, it is an extremely poorly known species for which there are very few data, and fieldwork may reveal that the classification requires revision.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 72,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Henicophaps foersteri. Downloaded from on 16/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/05/2022.