Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cde+3cde+4cde

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because throughout its wide range it is thought to be declining as a result of capture for food and the pet trade, habitat destruction and predation by introduced mammals.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,200,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Caloenas nicobarica. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/nicobar-pigeon-caloenas-nicobarica on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 25/02/2024.