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SPECIES INFO

The Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon (Ducula poliocephala), otherwise known as the Philippine Zone-tailed Imperial Pigeon, the Zone-tailed Pigeon, or the Philippine Imperial Pigeon, is found in the Philippines. It is a fruit-eating bird.

According to the IUCN Red List and BirdLife International's Red Book, the Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon is a "near threatened" species as of 2000. This is due to the loss of habitat and exploitation by humans.

The Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon is mostly dark gray, with a pale gray head, an appropriately pink belly, and a brown, black, and gray pattern on its tail. Its eyes and eye ceres are red.

External links
  • Picture of a Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon
  • ICUN Red List entry for the Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon
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