Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Stephan's Dove

Stephan's Dove Chalcophaps stephani

Described by: Pucheran (1853)
Alternate common name(s): Stephan's Emerald Dove, Brown-backed Emerald-Dove, Brown-backed Dove, Brown-backed Ground Pigeon, Brown-backed Green-winged Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Wallacea in Sulwesi, New Guinea and the Solomon Is.
Fragmented distributions;
(1) Sulawesi and Sula Is. (Taliabu Is.).
(2) Kai Is., Aru Is., w. Papuan Is. (Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati and Misool Is.), New Guinea (Yapen to Manam Is. and Karkar Is.), Bismarck Archipelago, Admiralty and Lihir Is. and the D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago (Fergusson and Goodenough Is. ).
(3) Solomon Is. from Bougainville to San Cristobal and Santa Ana.


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


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