Claret-breasted fruit dove

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Claret-breasted fruit dove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ptilinopus
Species: P. viridis
Binomial name
Ptilinopus viridis
(Linnaeus, 1766)

The claret-breasted fruit dove (Ptilinopus viridis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in the Moluccas, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ptilinopus viridis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Prin J. & G. (1997) Encyclopédie des Colombidés. Editions Prin, Ingré, 551 p.