Grey Imperial-pigeon Ducula pickeringii

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Cassin, 1854)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species occupies a very small range, currently occurring at perhaps fewer than ten locations. Its range, habitat and numbers are known or inferred to be in decline owing to the increasing conversion of natural forests to palm plantations. These factors qualify it as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 595,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ducula pickeringii. Downloaded from on 25/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/06/2022.