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Friendly Ground-Dove


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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Gallicolumba stairi Scientific name
Columbiformes Order
Columbidae Family
26 cm Length
Tropical rainforest. Up to 1,500 m Range:- Melanesia:- Fiji, Micronesia:- Kiribati Polynesia:- Tonga, American Samoa. Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Seed, grain, fruit, plant material. Food  
2604 TSN: 177263 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

If you have sound recording of the Corvidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Holub pospolitý
Danish: Melanesisk Purpurdue
German: Purpurschultertaube
English: Fiji Quail-Dove, Friendly Ground Dove, Friendly Ground-Dove, Friendly Quail Dove, Friendly Quail-Dove, Purple-shouldered Quail-Dove, Samoan Quail-Dove, Shy Ground Dove, Shy Ground-Dove, Tongan Ground Dove, Tongan Quail-Dove
Spanish: Paloma Perdiz Amistosa, Paloma perdiz de las Fiji, Paloma-perdiz de las Fiji
Estonian: pruun-maatuvi
Finnish: Piilopyykyyhky
French: Gallicolombe de Stair
Hungarian: bíborvállú csillagosgalamb
Italian: Colomba terricola di Stair, Tortorina amichevole
Japanese: tongabato
Japanese: トンガバト
Latin: Gallicolumba stairi
Dutch: Stair-patrijsduif, Stairs Patrijsduif
Norwegian: Eremittjorddue
Polish: atolowczyk rdzawogłowy, wyspiarek rdzawoglowy, wyspiarek rdzawogłowy
Portuguese: Pomba-de-stair
Russian: Самоанский куриный голубь
Slovak: holubček hnedoprsý
Swedish: Samoamarkduva
Chinese: 睦鸡鸠


Gallicolumba stairi
Gallicolumba stairi (vitiensis)
Gallicolumba stairi samoënsis
Gallicolumba stairi stairi
Gallicolumba stairi stairi
Gallicolumba stairi vitiensis

  • Gallicolumba stairi stairi: Wallis and Futuna Islands and Samoa
  • Gallicolumba stairi vitiensis: Fiji and Tonga (Vava'u, Ha'apai and Nomuka group)
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