Ducula luctuosa, White Imperial Pigeon, Pergam Putih

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Ducula luctuosa, White Imperial Pigeon, Pergam Putih

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The White Imperial-pigeon (Ducula luctuosa), also known as the White-tipped Imperial-pigeon, is a relatively large species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to forest, woodland and mangrove on Sulawesi and smaller nearby islands. It has sometimes been considered a subspecies of the Pied Imperial-pigeon, but has a yellowish tip to the bill, black spotting near the vent, and silvery-grey remiges.

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