Timor Green-pigeon Treron psittaceus

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Temminck, 1808)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
The population of this species, which is small, is undergoing a continuing decline and has disappeared from multiple previous occupied sites. The rate of population reduction is suspected to be rapid, driven principally by intense hunting in much of its range. It may now be close to extinction on Roti Island. As a result, it is classified as Endangered.

Population size: 660-2000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 35,100 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Treron psittaceus. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/timor-green-pigeon-treron-psittaceus 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.