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Sao Tome Green-pigeon Treron sanctithomae



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd; 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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 930 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Treron sanctithomae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.