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The Luzon bleeding-heart is distinguished by the very noticeable red patch on its white breast that looks like a bleeding heart (hence its name). This red patch is used to impress during the courtship display, when the males show it off to the females by putting their tales down and sticking their breasts out.


ClassificationOrder: columbiformes; family: columbidae
DietSeeds, berries, insects and worms
HabitatPrimary and secondary forests – spends most of the time on the ground.
Reproductionlncubation: 17 days; 2 eggs

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitungskarte Dolchstichtaube