Wallace's Fruit Dove

An Indonesian endemic, the Wallace's Fruit-dove is distributed in lowland forests of eastern Lesser Sunda Islands, southern Maluku, Aru Island and in southwestern New Guinea. The diet consists mainly of various small fruits and berries.

The Wallace's 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.

Wallace's fruit dove in tree Wallace's fruit dove in treePrint factsheet Facts - Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Columbiformes Family Columbidae Genus Ptilinopus (1) Status - Classified as Least Concern (LC) More

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Wallace's Fruit dove: The Wallace's Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus wallacii is a medium-sized, approximately 26cm long, green fruit-dove with a scarlet crown and forehead, whitish throat, orange shoulder patch, yellow bill, purplish feet and long green tail. It has a pale bluish-grey breast and neck, an orange belly, with a white patch in between. More

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