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Bismarck Imperial-Pigeon

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Ducula melanochroa Scientific name
Columbiformes Order
Columbidae Family
43 cm Length
Tropical rainforest. Between  150 - 1,850 m. Endemic to Melanesia:-  Papua New Guinea  Bismark:- New Britain, New Ireland. Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Seed, grain, fruit, plant material. Food  
2724 - TSN: 177377 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Holub mourenín, holub mouřenín
Danish: Bismarck Kejserdue, Sort Kejserdue
German: Mohrenfruchttaube
English: Bismarck Imperial Pigeon, Bismarck Imperial-Pigeon, Bismark Imperial Pigeon, Black Imperial Pigeon, Black Imperial-Pigeon
Spanish: Dúcula Negra
Estonian: must-keisertuvi
Finnish: Hopeaselkäkyyhky
French: Carpophage noir
Hungarian: bismarck-szigeti császárgalamb
Italian: Piccione imperiale delle Bismarck, Piccione imperiale nero
Japanese: kuromikadobato
Japanese: クロミカドバト
Latin: Ducula melanochroa
Dutch: Zwarte Muskaatduif
Norwegian: Svartkeiserdue
Polish: muszkatela czarna
Russian: Чёрный плодоядный голубь
Slovak: plodožer čierny
Swedish: Svart kejsarduva
Chinese: 黑皇鸠
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