Pink-bellied imperial pigeon

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Pink-bellied imperial pigeon
Ducula poliocephala Mitchell.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ducula
Species: D. poliocephala
Binomial name
Ducula poliocephala
(Gray, 1844)

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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