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Green Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aenea

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Green Imperial Pigeon, Enggano Imperial Pigeon, Enggano Imperial-Pigeon, Chestnut-napped Imperial Pigeon, Chestnut-naped Imperial-Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): Ducula chalybura


Sulawesi, Indonesia - Jul, 2009 © Kent Nickell  Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines - Mar, 2007 © Mark Harper  Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia - Sep, 2005 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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India to se. Asia, Greater and Lesser Sundas to the Philippines;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) N. India (Uttar Pradesh) and Nepal to Burma (c. Tenasserim), s. China (sw. Yunnan, Kwangatung, Hainan), Andaman Is., n. Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia (Chhep District of Preah Vihear Province).
(2) S. India (w. Ghats) and Sri Lanka.
(3) Nicobar Is.
Is. off w. Sumatra:
(4) Simeulue Is.
(5) Tapah Is. (Babi Is. and Lasia)
(6) Nias Is.
(7) Batu Is. and Mentawai Is.
(8) Enggano Is.
(9) Malay Peninsula from Tenasserim and s. Thailand, Sumatra, Riau Archipelago, Bangka Is., Borneo, Anambas Is., Natuna Is., Tambelan Is., Philippines (all main islands), Java, Bali and the Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Sumba, Flores, Pantar and Alor Is.).
(10) Banggi Is. through Balabac, Palawan and the w. Philippines.
(11) N. Philippines (Calayan, Fuga and Camiguin Norte).
(12) N. Philippines (Luzon).
(13) Talaud and Sangihe Is. to Sulawesi, Togian Is., Banggai Is., Talaud Is. and Sula Is.


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


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