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Santa Cruz Ground-dove Alopecoenas sanctaecrucis
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Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Mayr, 1935)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This ground-dove remains extremely poorly known. It is classified as Endangered based on a precautionary assumption that its population is very small, being known from only two recent locations, and suspected to be declining owing to various threats, including predation by introduced mammals.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,700 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Alopecoenas sanctaecrucis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/11/2018.