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12-22-2016

Columba palumbus azorica

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The Azores wood pigeon, Columba palumbus azorica (Portuguese: pombo-torcaz-dos-açores) is an endemic subspecies of the common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus), located in the Atlantic Azores islands of Portugal. This endemic subspecies is the only live pigeon present in the Laurel forest habitat of the Azores Islands.The Azores wood pigeonColumba palumbus azorica (Portuguesepombo-torcaz-dos-açores) is an endemic subspecies of the common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus), located in the Atlantic Azores islands of Portugal. This endemic subspecies is the only live pigeon present in the Laurel forest habitat of the Azores Islands.

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Detailed information
Full Name: Azores Wood pigeon (Columba palumbus azorica)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Birds
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 06/02/1970 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found
  • Countries in which the the Azores Wood pigeon, Wherever found is known to occur: Portugal
Federal register documents
Date
Citation Page
Title
06/02/1970 35 FR 8491 8498 Part 17 - Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife (First List of Endangered Foreign Fish and Wildlife as Appendix A)
04/14/1970 35 FR 6069 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Endangered Species Conservation); 35 FR 6069
Recovery
No recovery information is available for the Azores Wood pigeon.
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