Jambu Fruit Dove

Scientific Name: Ptilinopus jambu
Malay Name: Punai-Gading Jambu
Chinese Name: 粉头果鸠

Range:
Found from the Thai-Malay Peninsula to Indonesia

Taxonomy:
Monotypic.

Size: 26.5-27 cm

Identification:
Male has greenish upperparts, crimson face, white eyering, white underparts with pink flush on foreneck and upperbreast. Female has mostly green overall plumage with greyish-purple face. Juvenile resembles female but has greenish face.

Habitat: Forest, wooded areas and matured gardens and parks.

Behaviour/Ecology:

Local Status: Uncommon resident

Conservation Status: Near Threatened (BirdLife International 2017)

Location: Central Catchment Forest, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Bukit Batok Nature Park, Dairy Farm Nature Park, Bidadari, Kent Ridge Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Japanese Garden and Chinese Garden.

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External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link
eBird Species page: eBird (Jambu Fruit-Dove)

References:
BirdLife International. (2017). Ramphiculus jambu. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22691341A111022249.en. Accessed on 19 December 2021

Robson, C. (2014). Field guide to the birds of South-East Asia (Second Edition). Bloomsbury Publishing, London.