Ducula concinna

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Ducula concinna, Elegant Imperial Pigeon, Pergam Taru


The Elegant Imperial-pigeon, (Ducula concinna) also known as Blue-tailed Imperial-pigeon, is a large (43 cm in length) pigeon, with upperparts mainly dark blue-green in colour with an iridescent sheen. Head, neck and underparts are mostly pale grey, with red-brown undertail coverts.
Small islands in Wallacea and off western New Guinea, as well as the Aru Islands. It has been recorded as a vagrant at Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.


Canopy of monsoon rainforest with fruiting trees.

Food :Fruit.

Voice: Loud growling call.

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