French: Carpophage des Célèbes German: Fleckenbauch-Fruchttaube Spanish: Paloma culipinta
Other common names: Celebes Dusky Pigeon
Mountains of N, S & SE Sulawesi.
c. 46 cm. Head, neck and breast grey, paler on forehead and lower breast, and darker towards mantle; some birds have purplish tinge to grey areas; mantle, back, rump,... read more
Not very vocal. Presumed advertising call is a single low-pitched hoot (duration c. 0.8–1.0 seconds... read more
Undisturbed humid primeval hill and mountain forests, where tends to perch quietly in subcanopy;... read more
Food and feeding
Known to feed on palm fruits; also takes hard fruits of rattan (Calamus), which may prove to be major component of diet. Usually... read more
No information available.
No information available. Flight described as similar to that of a cuckoo-dove (Macropygia... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). No precise data available, but species described as being generally widespread though uncommon; uncommon in Dumoga-Bone National Park... read more
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