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Sao Tome Green-pigeon Treron sanctithomae



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Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd;C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it is confined to a single island on which high hunting pressure (both for subsistence and for trade) is suspected to be a driving rapid decline in its single small population.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 860 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Treron sanctithomae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2016.