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White-fronted Quail-dove Geotrygon leucometopia



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Chapman, 1917)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species is classified as Endangered because it has a single, very small population which has suffered a rapid and continuing decline, owing to on-going habitat loss, hunting pressure and the effects of introduced predators, and it occupies a very small range in which suitable habitat is declining in area and quality, and may be severely fragmented.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 14,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Geotrygon leucometopia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/11/2018.