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Purple Quail-dove Geotrygon purpurata



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Salvin, 1878)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species has a very small population, within which all subpopulations may be extremely small, and which is inferred to be undergoing a rapid continuing decline owing to the effects of habitat loss and degradation. It has therefore been classified as Endangered.

Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 103,000 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Geotrygon purpurata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018.