Passenger Pigeon Ectopistes migratorius

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1766)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was formerly distributed across North America, but is now Extinct as a result of habitat clearance and hunting. The last reliable wild record dates from 1900, and a search beginning in 1910 failed to find it.

Population size: 0 mature individuals

Population trend:

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Nearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ectopistes migratorius. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/passenger-pigeon-ectopistes-migratorius on 28/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/02/2024.