Banded fruit dove

Banded fruit dove

Banded fruit dove, Black-backed fruit dove

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SPECIES
Ptilinopus cinctus

The banded fruit dove or black-backed fruit dove (Ptilinopus cinctus ) is a large (38–44 cm in length, 450-570 g in weight) pigeon with white head, neck and upper breast; black back and upperwing grading to grey on rump; black tail with broad grey terminal band; underparts grey, demarcated from white head.

Distribution

Geography

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Biogeographical realms

The banded fruit dove is found in Bali, and Lesser Sunda Islands. Its habitat is in monsoonal rainforest.

Biome

Habits and Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

It eats fruit from forest trees, especially figs.

Mating Habits

It lays a single egg on an open platform of sticks in a forest tree.

References

1. Banded fruit dove Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banded_fruit_dove
2. Banded fruit dove on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22691302/93308397
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/410183

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