Finsch's imperial pigeon

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Finsch's imperial pigeon
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ducula
Species: D. finschii
Binomial name
Ducula finschii
(Ramsay, 1882)

Finsch's imperial pigeon (Ducula finschii) is a bird species in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Formerly classified as a Species of least concern by the IUCN,[2] it was suspected to be rarer than generally assumed. Following the evaluation of its population size, this was found to be correct, and it is consequently uplisted to near threatened status in 2008.[3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ducula finschii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ BLI (2004)
  3. ^ BLI (2008)

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