|Christmas Imperial Pigeon|
|Range||Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean.|
Distribution and Habitat
Fruit from forest trees with occasional buds and leaves.
It builds a platform nest of twigs high in a forest tree.
It utters a deep booming call.
The Christmas imperial pigeon was classified as "vulnerable" because of its small population and restricted distribution until 2012, when it was downgraded to "near threatened". Threats include illegal hunting and predation by introduced yellow crazy ants (Anoplolepis gracilipes).