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Gallicolumba jobiensis (Purple Ground Dove)

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-breasted ground dove, white-bibbed ground dove, or purple ground dove (Gallicolumba jobiensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
10
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
29
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.49588
EDGE Score: 2.25086

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  135 grams
Clutch Size [2]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Central Range montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Huon Peninsula montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Louisiade Archipelago rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
New Britain-New Ireland lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
New Britain-New Ireland montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
New Guinea mangroves Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Mangroves
Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern New Guinea montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Solomon Islands rain forests Solomon Islands Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Southeastern Papuan rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Trobriand Islands rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Yapen rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No

Prey / Diet

Ficus bernaysii[3]
Ficus phaeosyce[3]
Ficus pungens[3]
Ficus wassa[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Ailuroedus buccoides (White-eared Catbird)4
Campochaera sloetii (Golden Cuckooshrike)4
Casuarius bennetti (Dwarf Cassowary)3
Charmosyna placentis (Red-flanked Lorikeet)2
Cicinnurus regius (King Bird-of-Paradise)2
Columba vitiensis (Metallic Pigeon)3
Dicaeum pectorale (Olive-crowned Flowerpecker)4
Dobsonia minor (lesser naked-backed fruit bat)4
Ducula pinon (Pinon Imperial Pigeon)3
Ducula rufigaster (Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon)3
Echymipera kalubu (Common Echymipera)4
Echymipera rufescens (Long-nosed Echymipera)4
Gallicolumba rufigula (Cinnamon Ground Dove)4
Gymnophaps albertisii (Papuan Mountain Pigeon)3
Lalage atrovirens (Black-browed Triller)4
Lorius lory (Black-capped Lory)2
Macroglossus minimus (lesser long-tongued fruit bat)4
Manucodia comrii (Curl-crested Manucode)1
Melanocharis nigra (Black Berrypecker)4
Melanorectes nigrescens (Black Pitohui)1
Nyctimene albiventer (common tube-nosed fruit bat)4
Oriolus szalayi (Brown Oriole)4
Paranyctimene raptor (unstriped tube-nosed bat)4
Peroryctes raffrayana (Raffray's Bandicoot)4
Phalanger orientalis (Northern Common Cuscus)4
Phalanger vestitus (Stein's Cuscus)4
Philemon buceroides (Helmeted Friarbird)4
Pitohui dichrous (Hooded Pitohui)1
Pitohui kirhocephalus (Variable Pitohui)3
Poecilodryas placens (Olive-yellow Robin)3
Pseudeos fuscata (Dusky Lory)2
Pseudorectes ferrugineus (Rusty Pitohui)1
Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying fox)1
Ptilinopus coronulatus (Coroneted Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus iozonus (Orange-bellied Fruit Dove)1
Ptilinopus magnificus (Wompoo Fruit Dove)4
Ptilinopus solomonensis (Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove)1
Ptiloris magnificus (Magnificent Riflebird)2
Reinwardtoena reinwardtii (Great Cuckoo-Dove)4
Rhyticeros plicatus (Papuan Hornbill)4
Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Geoffroy's rousette)4
Seleucidis melanoleucus (Twelve-wired bird-of-paradise)1
Spilocuscus maculatus (Common Spotted Cuscus)4
Syconycteris australis (southern blossom bat)3
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)2

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Melbourne Zoo
San Diego Zoojobiensis
Taronga Zoo

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Bell, HL (1982) . A bird community of lowland rainforest in New Guinea. I. Composition and Density of the Avifauna. Emu 82 , 24–41. 2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
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