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: insignis, griseicapilla, badia.
Local Subspecies: badia
Size: 43-51 cm
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
Behaviour/Ecology: Frugivorous, feeding on a variety of fruits and berries.
Local Status: Very rare non-breeding visitor
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)
Past accepted records in our database:
Past records, bar chart (see more bar charts):
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link
eBird Species page: eBird (Mountain Imperial-Pigeon)
BirdLife International. (2016). Ducula badia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22727856A94963684.en. Accessed on 19 December 2021
Robson, C. (2014). Field guide to the birds of South-East Asia (Second Edition). Bloomsbury Publishing, London.