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Purple-capped fruit dove (Ptilinopus ponapensis) Blue Lagoon Resort, Chuuk, FSM. Apr 12, 2019 Federated States of Micronesia,Geotagged,Ptilinopus ponapensis,Purple-capped fruit dove,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Purple-capped fruit dove (Ptilinopus ponapensis)

Blue Lagoon Resort, Chuuk, FSM. Apr 12, 2019

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  1. This is a young bird, so it still has to grow into its "purple-capped" epithet... Posted 2 months ago

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The purple-capped fruit dove or Pohnpei fruit dove , is a species of bird in the family Columbidae found on Chuuk and Pohnpei in the Caroline Islands. It was formerly considered as a subspecies of the crimson-crowned fruit dove. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

Similar species: Pigeons And Doves
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jul 9, 2019. Captured Apr 12, 2019 16:43 in Unnamed Road, Neiwe, Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/10.0
  • 1/395s
  • ISO800
  • 560mm