Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Blyth, 1842

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This pigeon has a small population, which is inferred to be in decline owing to habitat destruction and hunting pressure. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,050,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Columba punicea. Downloaded from on 20/03/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/03/2018.