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The sexes of these animals are distinctively different in their colouring (sexual dimorphism). The male has a purple/orange breast and a blue head, while the female is a plain green colour. Status according to Red List: Least Concern
|Classification||Order: columbiformes; family: columbidae|
|Reproduction||lncubation: 12–16 days; 1–2 eggs|
|Diet||Predominantly fruits (in particular figs) but also seeds and shoots|
|Habitat||Primarily inhabits mangroves an lowland swamp forests of South-east Asia.|