Orange-fronted Fruit Dove

The Orange-fronted Fruit-dove is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

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The Orange-fronted Fruit Dove is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

PNG, the Orange-fronted Fruit Dove is a very likely wanderer or even a regular visitor to the northern islands of Torres Strait. It is common on the PNG mainland, including the Trans-Fly area immediately north of Boigu (Coates 1988, Beehler et. al. 1986), and occurs in a variety of habitats including mangroves, savanna, forest edge and towns (Beehler et. al. 1986). More

Orange-fronted Fruit Dove, Purple-tailed, Pinon & Zoe Imperial Pigeon, Black & Western Black-capped Lory, Rainbow Lorikeet, Red Cheeked & Eclectus Parrot, Sulphur & Palm Cockatoo, Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot, Large & Double-eyed Fig Parrot, Long-billed Cuckoo, Brush, Shining Bronze & Channel-billed Cuckoo, Lesser & greater Black Coucal, Yellow-billed, Common Paradise & Hook-billed Kingfisher, Rufous-bellied Kookaburra, Rainbow Bee-eater, Blyth’s Hornbill, Lesser & Greater Black Coucal, Papuan Frogmouth, Large-tailed nightjar, Barn & Pacific Swallow White-bellied, Black, Boyer's & Golden Cuckoo Shrike, Black-browed More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Ptilinopus
Species : aurantiifrons
Authority : Gray, 1858