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Whistling Dove Chrysoena viridis



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Layard, 1875

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened as it has a moderately small population which is suspected to be declining moderately rapidly. If further research shows that the population is undergoing a more rapid decline, it may be uplisted to Vulnerable.



Population size: 6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 920 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Chrysoena viridis. 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.