Victoria Crowned-pigeon Goura victoria

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Fraser, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened as it is not suspected to be undergoing rapid declines since hunting pressure is no longer thought to represent a significant threat. Nevertheless, its population is moderately small and ongoing declines are still assumed to be taking place owing to the impacts of selective logging and the development of oil-palm plantations in its lowland forest habitat.

Population size: 10000-19999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 477,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Goura victoria. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/victoria-crowned-pigeon-goura-victoria on 09/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 09/12/2023.