Comoro Blue-pigeon Alectroenas sganzini

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Bonaparte, 1854)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(v)+2ab(v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range and may face threats from habitat clearance and degradation, and hunting. Although it appears to persist in some degraded forest, further information regarding the area of impact of hunting and population trends may mean it qualifies as Vulnerable. Therefore, it is considered to approach the threshold for Vulnerable and hence is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 69,600 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Alectroenas sganzini. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/comoro-blue-pigeon-alectroenas-sganzini on 09/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/12/2023.