VU
Brown-backed Dove Leptotila battyi



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Rothschild, 1901

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
Habitat is declining in extent, area and quality in parts of this species's very small and fragmented range. It is close to being listed as Endangered, but is known from more than five locations and consequently only qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Leptotila battyi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018.