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Bare-faced Ground-dove Metriopelia ceciliae

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type   Average mass 55.1 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 490,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.6 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Argentina Native Extant       Yes
Bolivia Native Extant       Yes
Chile Native Extant       Yes
Peru Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Bolivia Cuencas de Ríos Caine y Mizque site factsheet
Bolivia Lago Poopó y Río Laka Jahuira site factsheet
Bolivia Reserva Biológica Cordillera de Sama site factsheet
Bolivia Reserva Nacional de Flora y Fauna Tariquía site factsheet
Bolivia Southern slopes of Tunari National Park (Vertiente Sur del Parque Nacional Tunari IBA) site factsheet
Bolivia Yungas Superiores de Apolobamba site factsheet
Chile Parque Nacional Lauca site factsheet
Chile Precordillera Socoroma-Putre site factsheet
Peru Alto Valle Santa Eulalia-Milloc site factsheet
Peru Bosque de Noqno site factsheet
Peru Bosque de Zárate site factsheet
Peru Chalhuanca site factsheet
Peru Champará site factsheet
Peru Chiguata site factsheet
Peru Cordillera Huayhuash site factsheet
Peru Cordillera Huayhuash y Nor-Oyón site factsheet
Peru Cotahuasi site factsheet
Peru Covire site factsheet
Peru Lago Lagunillas site factsheet
Peru Lomos de Atocongo site factsheet
Peru Manu site factsheet
Peru Reserva Nacional de Paracas site factsheet
Peru Río Mantaro-Cordillera Central site factsheet
Peru Santuario Histórico Machu Picchu site factsheet
Peru Santuario Nacional de Calipuy site factsheet
Peru Valle del Majes site factsheet
Peru Wiñapajatun site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major resident
Altitude 2000 - 4500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Metriopelia ceciliae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)
Species name author (Lesson, 1845)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 490,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species