Negros Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba keayi


Baptista, L. F., Trail, P. W., Horblit, H. M., Christie, D. A., Kirwan, G. M., Sharpe, C. J., Besman, P. F. D., and Garcia, E. F. J. 2020. Negros Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba keayi), version 1.0. In: J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana (eds), Birds of the World, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened Birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Cariño, A. B.; Cadeliña, A.; Vendiola, R.; Baldado, J.; Fabre, C.; Teves, M.; Hospodarsky, P.; Lastica, E.; Cerial, L. 2007. Conservation of the Critically Endangered Negros Bleeding-Heart Pigeon Gallicolumba keayi on the Island of Negros, Philippines. In: Lamont, M. M. (ed.), Conservation Through Aviculture: ISBBC 2007. Proceedings of the IV International Symposium on Breeding Birds in Captivity; 2007 Sept 12 – Sept 16, pp. 396-405. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Curio, E. 2001. Taxonomic status of the Negros Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba keayi from Panay, Philippines, with notes on its behaviour. Forktail 17: 13-19.

eBird. 2020. eBird: An online database of bird distribution and abundance [web application]. Ithaca, NY, USA Available at:

Global Forest Watch. 2020. Interactive Forest Change Mapping Tool. Available at:

Hirschfeld, E. 2008. Rare Birds Yearbook 2009: the world's 190 most threatened birds. MagDig Media Ltd., Shrewsbury, UK.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Justo, J.M. 2013. 2013 first quarter report. Internal Report. Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation, Inc, Bacolod City.

Kerhoas, D.; Poole, J.; Abrahams, M. I. 2019. Systematic survey of the Critically Endangered Negros bleeding-heart dove (Gallicolumba keayi) in the Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park, the Philippines. BirdingAsia 32: 50-55.

Mynott, H. I.; Abrahams, M. I.; Kerhoas, D. 2020. Negros Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba keayi prefers dense understorey vegetation and dense canopy cover, and species distribution modelling shows little remaining suitable habitat. Bird Conservation International first view: 1-16.

Slade, E.M.; Villaneuva, J. F.; Tacud, B.; Curio, E. 2005. First nesting observations of the Negros Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba keayi from Panay, Philippines. Forktail 21: 161-163.

Tracewski, L.; Butchart, S. H. M.; Di Marco, M.; Ficetola, G. F.; Rondinini, C.; Symes, A.; Wheatley, H.; Beresford, A. E. & Buchanan, G. M. 2016. Toward quantification of the impact of 21st-century deforestation on the extinction risk of terrestrial vertebrates. Conservation Biology 30(5): 1070-1079.

Further resources

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Gallicolumba keayi. Downloaded from on 05/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/03/2024.