Timor Imperial Pigeon

The Timor Imperial Pigeon is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Timor Imperial Pigeon, Timor Imperial-Pigeon Common Names in French: Carpophage Cendrillon Common Names in German: Schieferrücken-Fruchttaube Description - Habitat Biome: Terrestrial Ecology: It is presumably resident, perhaps making local altitudinal movements, in montane forest and monsoon woodland between 600 m and 2,200 m. It is reportedly common in native eucalyptus forest. More

Alternate common name(s): Timor Imperial Pigeon, Ashy Imperial-Pigeon Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range C. Lesser Sundas; Two island populations; (1) Timor Is. (2) Wetar Is. More

Timor Imperial Pigeon also recorded in good numbers October 2008. Scientists working for the UK-based conservation charity Columbidae Conservation have rediscovered the endangered Wetar Ground-dove (Gallicolumba hoedtii), one of the world's least known birds, on the islandof Wetar. There have been no official records of the species on Wetar Island for 100 years. More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Ducula
Species : cineracea
Authority : (Temminck, 1835)