Sombre pigeon

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Sombre pigeon
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Cryptophaps
Salvadori, 1893
Species: C. poecilorrhoa
Binomial name
Cryptophaps poecilorrhoa
(Brüggemann, 1876)
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Range map

The sombre pigeon (Cryptophaps poecilorrhoa) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is the only species within the genus Cryptophaps.[2] It is endemic to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in Wallacea.[1] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[1]


  1. ^ a b c BirdLife International (2012). "Cryptophaps poecilorrhoa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Sergio L. Pereira; Kevin P. Johnson; Dale H. Clayton & Allan J. Baker (2007). "Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences support a Cretaceous origin of Columbiformes and a dispersal-driven radiation in the Paleogene". Systematic Biology. 56 (4): 656–672. doi:10.1080/10635150701549672. PMID 17661233.