White-headed fruit dove

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White-headed fruit dove
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ptilinopus
Species: P. eugeniae
Binomial name
Ptilinopus eugeniae
(Gould, 1856)

The white-headed fruit dove (Ptilinopus eugeniae) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The name honours the French empress Eugénie de Montijo.

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