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Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis

Described by: Quoy; Gaimard (1830)
Alternate common name(s): White-throated Pigeon, Gray-throated Pigeon, Grey-throated Pigeon, Chili Pigeon, Metallic Woodpigeon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Viti Levu, Fiji - Jun, 2007 © Tom Tarrant  Viti Levu, Fiji - Jun, 2007 © Tom Tarrant  Mt. Kitanglad, Mindanao, Philippines - Mar, 2007 © Mark Harper 
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Islands in the ne. Indian Ocean and sw. Pacific Ocean;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) Lesser Sundas.
(2) Palawan Is.
(3) N. and e. Bornean is. and the Philippines.
(4) Moluccas, Sula Is., New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago and Solomon Is.
(5) Vanuatu.
(6) New Caledonia and Isle of Pines.
(7) Fiji Is.
(8) Samoa.
(9) Lord Howe Is.


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


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