Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Purple-tailed Imperial-Pigeon

Purple-tailed Imperial-Pigeon Ducula rufigaster

Described by: Quoy; Gaimard (1830)
Alternate common name(s): Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon, Rufous-bellied Imperial-Pigeon, Rufescent Imperial-Pigeon, Rufous-breasted Imperial-Pigeon, Rufous-tailed Imperial-Pigeon, Rufous-bellied Fruit-Pigeon, Red-breasted Imperial-Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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New Guinea;
(1) W. New Guinea and adjacent w. Papuan Is. (Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, Misool) and Yapen Is.
(2) N. New Guinea (Vogelkop e. to the Huon Gulf).
(3) S. New Guinea (Fly River).


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


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