Tanimbar cuckoo-dove

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Tanimbar cuckoo-dove
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Macropygia
Species: M. timorlaoensis
Binomial name
Macropygia timorlaoensis
AB Meyer, 1884

The Tanimbar cuckoo-dove (Macropygia timorlaoensis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to the Tanimbar Islands in Indonesia. It was previously lumped together with the Timor cuckoo-dove and the Flores Sea cuckoo-dove as the dusky or bar-necked cuckoo-dove.[1]


  1. ^ "IOC World Bird List 6.3". IOC World Bird List Datasets. doi:10.14344/ioc.ml.6.3. 
  • Ng, E.Y.X., J.A. Eaton, P. Verbelen, R.O. Hutchinson, and F.E. Rheindt. 2016. Using bioacoustic data to test species limits in an Indo-Pacific island radiation of Macropygia cuckoo doves. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118: 786-812.