Red-knobbed Imperial-pigeon Ducula rubricera

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Bonaparte, 1854)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because analysis of rates of deforestation on New Britain (driven by oil palm plantations) suggest that it is likely to be undergoing a moderately rapid population reduction.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 591,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Ducula rubricera. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/03/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/03/2021.