Male of Papuan Mountain Pigeon in flight.

Male of Papuan Mountain Pigeon in flight.
Species: Papuan Mountain-pigeon   Gymnophaps albertisii
Subspecies: albertisii
Author: Lars Petersson
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Added to IBC: 25 Dec 2016 - 10:27
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Altitude (m): 
1237 meters


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Lars Petersson, IBC1317962. Accessible at

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Lars Petersson, IBC1317962. Photo of Papuan Mountain-pigeon Gymnophaps albertisii at New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago. Accessible at

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