Sao Tome Green-pigeon Treron sanctithomae

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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

Population size: 24670-72840 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 699 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Treron sanctithomae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sao-tome-green-pigeon-treron-sanctithomae on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.