Pemba Green-pigeon Treron pembaensis

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Pakenham, 1940

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is assessed as Vulnerable because it is inferred to be rapidly declining as a result of habitat loss and degradation, owing primarily to a local agricultural trend away from plantation crops and towards open farmland. Surveys are needed to confirm the species' population status as it has been suggest that the species is much rarer than currently inferred, and therefore a higher threat category may be appropriate in the future.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,550 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Treron pembaensis. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.