Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Superb Fruit-Dove
Superb Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus superbus
Described by: Temminck (1810)
Alternate common name(s): Superb Fruit Dove, Purple-crowned Fruit-Dove, Purple-capped Fruit-Dove, Purple-crowned Pigeon, Superb Fruit-Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSulawesi, Moluccas and New Guinea to the Solomon Is. and e. Australia;
(1) Sulawesi and the Sulu Archipelago.
(2) Moluccas, Aru Is. and w. Papuan is., New Guinea to the Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty Is., D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Louisiade Archipelago, Solomon Is., islands in the Torres Strait and ne. Australia (ne. Queensland (Iron Range National Park, Cape Tribulation National Park, Atherton Tablelands, Julatten) s. to the Mackay area).
Ranges s. to se. Australia (e. New South Wales and Victoria) and Tasmania.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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