Palau Fruit-Dove

Ptilinopus pelewensis

Order

COLUMBIFORMES

Family

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

PTIPEL

ITIS

HEAD

Palau Fruit-Dove Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Orange
  • Head pattern: Capped
  • Crown Color: Purple crown edged in white, gray farther back.
  • Forehead Color: Purple, paler near beak.
  • Nape Color: Gray-green
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Palau Fruit-Dove Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Weight: 94 g (3.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Green
  • Underparts: Orange, green, buff and yellow.
  • Upperparts: Green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Palau Fruit-Dove Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift strong direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 30-36 cm (12-14 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid green with buff tip.
  • Upper Tail: Green
  • Under Tail: Purple to pinkish purple.
  • Leg Color: Red to reddish pink.
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