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hemiphaga novaeseelandiae chathamensis

Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae chathamensis

Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae chathamensis NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. Red List categories and criteria Justification of Red List category This newly-split species has recovered from numbering just 45 birds thanks to successful control of invasive predators and it is now increasing. However, the global population remains small and it is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

ITIS Reports — Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae chathamensis ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. The Chatham Pigeon, Chatham Island Pigeon, or Parea (from Moriori) (Hemiphaga chathamensis) is a bird endemic to the Chatham Islands in New Zealand. Growing to 800g in weight and 55 cm in length, the Chatham Pigeon is a relative of the Kererū or New Zealand Pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae).

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Detailed information
Full Name: Chatham Island pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae chathamensis)
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 Chatham Island pigeon, Wherever found is known to occur: New Zealand
Federal register documents
Citation Page
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
No recovery information is available for the Chatham Island pigeon.
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