Sula fruit dove

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Sula fruit dove
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ptilinopus
Species: P. mangoliensis
Binomial name
Ptilinopus mangoliensis
(Rothschild , 1898)

The Sula fruit dove (Ptilinopus mangoliensis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to the Sula Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  • Rheindt, F.E., J.A. Eaton, and F. Verbelen 2011. Vocal trait evolution in a geographic leapfrog pattern: speciation in the Maroon-chinned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus subgularis) complex from Wallacea. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123: 429-440.