Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Columbiformes > Family: Columbidae > Genus: Columba > Species: Columba bollii

Bolle's Laurel Pigeon - Columba bollii Godman, 1872

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 20 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A422


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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

EU population status

The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000043 Spain Caldera de Taburiente Map
ES0000044 Spain Garajonay Map
ES0000095 Spain Tigaiga Map
ES0000103 Spain El Hierro Map
ES0000106 Spain Teno Map
ES0000107 Spain Montes y cumbre de Tenerife Map
ES0000109 Spain Anaga Map
ES0000114 Spain Cumbres y acantilados del norte de La Palma Map
ES7020008 Spain Pinar de Garafía Map
ES7020010 Spain Las Nieves Map
ES7020045 Spain Pijaral Map
ES7020054 Spain Corona Forestal Map
ES7020090 Spain Monteverde de Don Pedro-Juan Adalid Map
ES7020091 Spain Monteverde de Gallegos-Franceses Map
ES7020092 Spain Monteverde de Lomo Grande Map
ES7020093 Spain Monteverde de Barranco Seco-Barranco del Agua Map
ES7020094 Spain Monteverde de Breña Alta Map
ES7020095 Spain Anaga Map
ES7020101 Spain Laderas de Enchereda Map
ES7020109 Spain Barrancos del Cedro y Liria Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bolle's Laurel Pigeon English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Bolle's laurierduif Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Colomba di Bolle Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Dark-tailed Laurel Pigeon English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanarentaube German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanariankyyhky Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanarieduva Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kanarisk langtået due Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Paloma turqué Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pigeon de Bolle French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Pombo-torcaz de Bolle Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Bird action plan
CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EURing code:06720 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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