Grey-headed Quail-dove Geotrygon caniceps

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Gundlach, 1852)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because its small population has suffered a rapid and continuing decline, mainly owing to hunting pressure and habitat loss.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 141,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Geotrygon caniceps. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/12/2023.