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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


ClassificationOrder: columbiformes; family: columbidae
Reproductionlncubation: 12–16 days; 1–2 eggs
DietPredominantly fruits (in particular figs) but also seeds and shoots
HabitatPrimarily inhabits mangroves an lowland swamp forests of South-east Asia.

Status according to Red List

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

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