Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon Ducula whartoni

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Sharpe, 1887)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because although it has a very restricted range and its population may be moderately small, the population is estimated to be stable despite the presence of several invasive species and there is not thought to be any plausible threat which is likely to cause rapid future declines.

Population size: 5000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 240 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ducula whartoni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/05/2022.