Sclater's Crowned-pigeon Goura sclaterii

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Salvadori, 1876

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species is categorised as Near Threatened because its population is estimated to be moderately small and is inferred to be declining owing to the loss and degradation of its lowland forest habitat, and perhaps also hunting pressure. However, there are few quantitative data and new information may lead to its reclassification.

Population size: 10000-14999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 257,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Goura sclaterii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.