Comoro Olive-pigeon Columba pollenii

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Schlegel, 1866

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(v)+2ab(v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened owing to its small population and small range. It faces threats from habitat clearance and degradation, and hunting. Further information regarding the area of impact of hunting and population trends may mean it qualifies for a higher threat category.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 15,600 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Columba pollenii. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/comoro-olive-pigeon-columba-pollenii on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.