VU
Makatea Fruit-dove Ptilinopus chalcurus



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Gray, 1859

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because of its very small population, numbering fewer than 1,000 mature individuals. Nonetheless, despite existing on a single small island, its population appears to be stable.



Population size: 300-1500, 650-750 mature individuals

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 52 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ptilinopus chalcurus. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/makatea-fruit-dove-ptilinopus-chalcurus on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 25/02/2024.