Orange-bellied Fruit Dove

The dove is found in New Guinea, the Aru Islands and western Papuan islands where it inhabits lowland rainforest, secondary forest and mangroves. It has been recorded from Boigu Island, Queensland, Australian territory in northern Torres Strait.

The Orange-bellied 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.

Orange-bellied fruit doves eat mainly fruit that consist of various fig species. During the breeding season, females lay a single egg high up in the trees. More

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