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Palau Ground-dove Alopecoenas canifrons



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872)

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because although it occurs widely on the Palau Archipelago it is scarce throughout much of its range and is thought to have a moderately small population.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Alopecoenas canifrons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.