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Fruit doves stand out with their vividly coloured plumage. Figs play an important role in their diet. They only digest the flesh of the fruit
and excrete the seeds, which makes these doves important seed dispersers.


ClassificationOrder: Columbiformes; family: Columbidae
HabitatEndemic to forests, mangroves, gardens and savannas of New Guinea and some of its surrounding islands.
ReproductionOnly one egg per clutch with a brooding period of 18 days.

Status according to Red List

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