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Ptilinopus regina (Rose-crowned Fruit Dove)

Wikipedia Abstract

The rose-crowned fruit dove (Ptilinopus regina) also known as pink-capped fruit dove or Swainson's fruit dove, is a medium-sized, up to 22 cm long, green fruit dove with a grey head and breast, an orange belly, whitish throat, yellow-orange iris, and greyish green bill and feet. It has a pinkish-red crown with yellow border. The Indonesian subspecies, P. r. xanthogaster, has a whitish crown and paler grey head and breast. Both sexes are similar. The young has a green-colored crown and plumage.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.74823
EDGE Score: 1.74889


Adult Weight [1]  102 grams
Birth Weight [2]  7.4 grams
Female Weight [1]  94 grams
Male Weight [1]  110 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  17 %
Diet [3]  Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [3]  80 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  20 %
Clutch Size [5]  1
Incubation [4]  17 days


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Hattah-Kulkyne NP and Murray-Kulkyne Park National Park II 122831 Victoria, Australia
Kakadu National Park II 4744348 Northern Territory, Australia
Lamington National Park II 50970 Queensland, Australia
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

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External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Higgins, PJ and Davies, SJJF (Eds). (1996). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic Birds. Vol. 3, Snipe to Pigeons. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4MAJOR, P. (2010). Foraging ecology of the great grebe podicephorus major in Mar Chiquita lagoon (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Ardeola, 57(1), 133-141.
5Jetz 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
6"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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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