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 Ptilinopus porphyraceus

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
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 Medium
Land mass type   Average mass -

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
American Samoa Native Extant       Yes
Fiji Native Extant       Yes
Marshall Islands Native Extinct Yes      
Micronesia, Federated States of Native Extant Yes      
Niue (to New Zealand) Native Extant       Yes
Samoa Native Extant       Yes
Tonga Native Extant       Yes
Wallis and Futuna Islands (to France) Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
American Samoa National Park of American Samoa - Ta'u site factsheet
American Samoa National Park of American Samoa - Tutuila site factsheet
Fiji Ogea site factsheet
Fiji Rotuma site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Mount Winipot / Tol South site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Pohnpei Watershed Forest Reserve site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Wiya Swiftlet Cave site factsheet
Micronesia, Federated States of Yela River Watershed site factsheet
Niue (to New Zealand) Huvalu and Environs site factsheet
Samoa Aleipata Marine Protected Area site factsheet
Samoa Apia Catchments site factsheet
Samoa Central Savaii Rainforest site factsheet
Samoa Eastern Upolu Craters site factsheet
Samoa O Le Pupu-Pu'e National Park site factsheet
Samoa Uafato-Tiavea Forest site factsheet
Tonga Hunga Ha'apai, Hunga Tonga Islands site factsheet
Tonga Late site factsheet
Tonga Niuafo'ou site factsheet
Tonga Tofua site factsheet
Wallis and Futuna Islands (to France) Alofi site factsheet

Utilisation

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Ptilinopus porphyraceus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2014.

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 Not Recognised
Family Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)
Species name author (Temminck, 1821)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species