Pink-bellied imperial pigeon
|Pink-bellied imperial pigeon|
The pink-bellied imperial pigeon (Ducula poliocephala) otherwise known as the Philippine zone-tailed imperial pigeon, the zone-tailed pigeon, the Philippine imperial pigeon, or balud, 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.
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