Red-moustached Fruit-dove Ptilinopus mercierii

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Des Murs & Prévost, 1849)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was found in the Marquesas, French Polynesia, but it is now Extinct due to the action of introduced predators. The last record was of the subspecies tristrami on Hiva Oa, in 1922.

Population size: unknown

Population trend:

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ptilinopus mercierii. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-moustached-fruit-dove-ptilinopus-mercierii on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/03/2024.