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SPECIES INFO

The Yellow-legged Pigeon (Columba pallidiceps) is a bird species in the family Columbidae. It is found in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

It was formerly classified as Endangered by the IUCN. But new research has shown it to be not as rare as it was believed. Consequently, it is downlisted to Vulnerable in 2008.





                                     



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