Silver-tipped imperial pigeon

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Silver-tipped imperial pigeon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ducula
Species: D. luctuosa
Binomial name
Ducula luctuosa
(Temminck, 1825)

The silver-tipped imperial pigeon (Ducula luctuosa), also known as the white-tipped imperial-pigeon, is a relatively large species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to forest, woodland and mangrove on Sulawesi and smaller nearby islands.

Description[edit]

It has sometimes been considered a subspecies of the pied imperial pigeon, but has a yellowish tip to the bill, black spotting near the vent, and silvery-grey remiges.

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