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BLACK-CHINNED FRUIT DOVE

Ptilinopus leclancheri


Range:
Taiwan and Philippines

The Black-chinned Fruit Dove is also known as the Black-throated Fruit Dove. The male is colorful; sporting a green body and wings, brown tail feathers, and a white-grey head. Females have a green head and body. Females build nests out of twigs and lay one to two eggs at a time. This bird is very widespread in its large range and is assessed as least concern.





Habitat: Lowland forests
Diet: Fruits and seeds
Status: Least concern
Approximate Dimensions of Adult: Length: 10 inches
Lifespan:  
Reproduction & Offspring: Lays 1-2 eggs at a time. 15 day incubation period.

 

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