Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove

Claret-breasted Fruit-Dove Ptilinopus viridis

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Claret-breasted Fruit Dove, Red-bibbed Fruit-Dove, Red-breasted Fruit-Dove, Papuan Fruit Dove, Papuan Fruit-Dove, Geelvink Fruit Dove, Geelvink Fruit-Dove, Red-throated Fruit-Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Biak Island, Papua, Indonesia - Sep, 2004 © Mehd Halaouate 
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S. Moluccas and w. New Guinea. Islands off e. New Guinea. Solomon Is.;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Moluccas (Buru, Ambon, Saparua and Seram).
(2) Is. of Geelvink Bay (Biak Is.).
(3) Mios Num Is.
(4) W. Papuan Is. (Kofiau, Gag, Gebe, Waigeo and Misool) and nw. New Guinea e. to Triton Bay and Cyclops Mountains. Yapen Is.
(5) N. New Guinea.
(6) Bismarck Archipelago (Lihir Is.), Trobriand Is., D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago.
(7) W. Solomon Is. s. to Guadalcanal and Malaita.


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


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