White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: Linnaeus, 1758

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because although it has quite a wide range, it is restricted to low-lying areas where habitat degradation is most intense. Together with hunting pressure, this is thought to be causing a moderately rapid population reduction.

Population size: 550000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,470,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Patagioenas leucocephala. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/white-crowned-pigeon-patagioenas-leucocephala on 29/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/02/2024.