Makatea Fruit-dove Ptilinopus chalcurus

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Gray, 1859

Red List Category

Criteria: D1+2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because of its very small population and range, which place it at risk from chance events and human impacts.

Population size: 300-1500

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 28 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ptilinopus chalcurus. Downloaded from on 11/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 11/08/2022.