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Red-bellied Fruit-dove Ptilinopus greyi
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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 nomadic Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type   Average mass -


  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 44,300
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 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as generally common, although possibly only a seasonal visitor to New Caledonia (Gibbs et al. 2001).
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
New Caledonia (to France) Native Extant Yes      
Solomon Islands Native Extant        
Vanuatu Native Extant        

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
New Caledonia (to France) Aoupinié site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) District de Wetr à Lifou site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Entre les monts Nakada et Do site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Île d'Ouvéa site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Île de Yandé site factsheet
New Caledonia (to France) Île Walpole site factsheet
Solomon Islands Nendö site factsheet
Solomon Islands Vanikoro site factsheet
Vanuatu Ambae site factsheet
Vanuatu Ambrym West site factsheet
Vanuatu Gaua site factsheet
Vanuatu Loru site factsheet
Vanuatu Santo Mountain Chain site factsheet
Vanuatu Tongoa - Laika site factsheet
Vanuatu Tongoa and Ambae site factsheet
Vanuatu Vanua Lava Mount Sereama site factsheet
Vanuatu Vatthe site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Savanna Moist suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 0 m Occasional altitudinal limits  


Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Food (human) Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Subsistence, National Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Ptilinopus greyi. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016.

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 Bonaparte, 1857
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 44,300 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species