Slender-billed Cuckoo-doveOn Malo island, Nanusa, Talaud

Slender-billed Cuckoo-doveOn Malo island, Nanusa, Talaud
Species: Slender-billed Cuckoo-dove   Macropygia amboinensis
Subspecies: sanghirensis
Author: Joe Kelly
Date: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Added to IBC: 7 Feb 2017 - 12:09
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Seems to be a very polytypic subspecies on the Sangihe and Talaud islands, with regards to both plumage and vocalisations. Perhaps a more complicated taxonomy here.

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Joe Kelly, IBC1331733. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1331733.

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Joe Kelly, IBC1331733. Sound recording of Slender-billed Cuckoo-dove Macropygia amboinensis at Malo, Indonesia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1331733.

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