Black-naped Pheasant-pigeon Otidiphaps insularis
Location: Papua New Guinea
Black-naped Pheasant-pigeons live in rainforest in the hills from sea-level at at least 1900 m, have pheasant-like in habits and feed on seeds and fallen fruit (del Hoyo et al. 1997, Gibbs et al. 2001).
Forest on Fergusson is relatively intact, however small-scale habitat loss occurs as forest is converted for subsistence agriculture gardens.
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This species is assessed as Endangered. This fish species has a restricted area of occupancy (AOO) of 20 km2. The primary threat is commercial logging and there is a single location based on this threat. They are also leading to an inferred continuing decline in habitat.
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BirdLife International. 2016. Otidiphaps insularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22726273A94916466. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22726273A94916466.en. Downloaded on 31 January 2021.
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