IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

Distribution

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Range Description

Columba malherbii is endemic to the islands of Príncipe, São Tomé (São Tomé e Príncipe), and Annobón (Equatorial Guinea). The population size has not been estimated, but it remains widespread and reasonably common; however anecdotal evidence suggests it is becoming harder to find near populated areas and may be declining moderately rapidly owing to hunting pressure and capture as a cage bird.

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