Nukuhiva Imperial-pigeon Ducula galeata

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Bonaparte, 1855)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii); D

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small population, on two tiny islands, numbering less than 250 mature individuals. As a direct result of conservation action on Nuku Hiva and the translocation of birds to Ua Huka, the population is increasing slowly overall, but the population remains small and thus qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 200-249 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,290 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ducula galeata. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/nukuhiva-imperial-pigeon-ducula-galeata on 04/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/03/2024.