Scientific Name: Ducula badia
Malay Name: Pergam Bukit Biasa
Chinese Name: 山皇鸠
Found from Nepal, Bhutan, Northeast and Southwest India, southern China to Southeast Asia.
Polytypic. Subspecies are: cuprea, insignis, griseicapilla, badia
Local Subspecies: badia
Size: 43-51 cm
Identification: Adult has purplish-maroon mantle and wings, bluish-grey crown and face, red eyering, red bill with pale tip, white throat and vinous-tinged pale grey neck and underparts.
Habitat: Forests and wooded areas
Ecology/Behaviour: Frugivorous, feeding on a variety of fruits and berries.
Local Status: Very rare non-breeding visitor
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Location: Only three records: Telok Blangah Hill Park on 13 Oct 1996, Pulau Ubin on 11 Nov 2012 and again from 31 Dec 2016 to 3 Jan 2017.
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia