Rodrigues Blue-pigeon Alectroenas payandeei

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Hume, 2011

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-recognised Extinct pigeon is known from a single subfossil record. It may have survived into the 17th century but most likely disappeared by the 1690s owing to predation by invasive rats.

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Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Alectroenas payandeei. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rodrigues-blue-pigeon-alectroenas-payandeei on 04/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/06/2023.