Madeira Laurel-pigeon Columba trocaz

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Heineken, 1829

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Least Concern as, thanks to successful conservation efforts, it no longer approaches the thresholds for Vulnerable under any of the IUCN criteria. Although it has a very small range and small population, the species is now increasing in numbers.

Population size: 10000-14000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 820 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Columba trocaz. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.