Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove

Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus

Described by: Temminck (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove, Purple-capped Fruit Dove, Purple-capped Fruit-Dove, Purple-crowned Fruit-Dove, Ponape Fruit-Dove, Pohnpei Fruit-Dove, Pohnpei Dove, Ponape Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Sw. Pacific islands; Fragmented island populations;
(1) C. and e. Caroline Is. (Chuuk and Pohnpei Is.).
(2) E. Caroline Is. (Kosrae Is. and Truk).
Formerly also in the sw, Marshall Is. (Ebon Is.).
(3) Fiji (Vatulele, Makogai, Wakaya, Yadua and Lau group), Tonga and Niue.
A hybrid population occurs on Tonga (Wallis, Futuna and Niuafo'ou).
(4) Samoan Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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