Jambu Fruit Dove

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

Found from the Thai-Malay Peninsula to Indonesia


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.


Local Status: Uncommon resident

Conservation Status: Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1)

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.


External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page (BirdLife: Ramphiculus jambu)
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia