Micronesian Imperial-pigeon Ducula oceanica

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Lesson & Garnot, 1826)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
Although still reasonably abundant on some islands in its range, this species is much prized for food and is consequently becoming increasingly scarce, it is also declining owing to habitat loss; it is therefore classified as Near Threatened; it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criterion A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,310,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Ducula oceanica. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.