Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps

Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Ramsay, 1877)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has undergone a considerable decline in numbers over the last century. It now has a small population, fragmented across several islands and likely to be in decline owing to forest loss and predation by introduced mammals. For these reasons it is classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 506,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Columba pallidiceps. Downloaded from on 22/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/09/2023.