Crested Quail-dove Geotrygon versicolor

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Lafresnaye, 1846)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1b(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it is suspected to be declining moderately rapidly as suitable habitat is lost to expansion of plantation agriculture and infrastructure development within its small range. However, the range is not yet severely fragmented or restricted to few locations.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Geotrygon versicolor. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/crested-quail-dove-geotrygon-versicolor on 08/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 08/06/2023.