Black cuckoo-dove

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Black cuckoo-dove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Turacoena
Species: T. modesta
Binomial name
Turacoena modesta
(Temminck, 1835)

The black cuckoo-dove (Turacoena modesta), also known as the slaty cuckoo-dove is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to Indonesia and East Timor where it occurs on the islands of Timor and Wetar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

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