Blue-capped fruit dove

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Blue-capped fruit dove
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ptilinopus
P. monacha
Binomial name
Ptilinopus monacha
(Temminck, 1824)

The blue-capped fruit dove (Ptilinopus monacha) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to the northern Maluku Islands.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ptilinopus monacha". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.