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White-throated Ground-dove Alopecoenas xanthonurus



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Temminck, 1823)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3e; C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it is declining at a moderately rapid rate, owing to hunting and habitat destruction. If brown tree-snake Boiga irregularis were to be accidentally introduced to other islands in its range, the species may warrant uplisting to Vulnerable.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 355,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Alopecoenas xanthonurus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2017.