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Green Imperial-Pigeon

Ducula aenea (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The green imperial pigeon is a large forest pigeon. The large range extends from Nepal, southern India and Sri Lanka eastwards to southern China, Indonesia and the Philippines. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
   Ducula
Scientific:
  Ducula aenea


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Columba aenea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946479


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  579C780F34888DE8

Avibase ID:
  avibase-579C780F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/579C780F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177361


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Ducula aenea aenea: Philippines (except for northern Luzon and associated islands and the southwestern islands)
  • Ducula aenea polia: Thai-Malay Peninsula, the Greater Sundas, and the Lesser Sundas (Lombok east to Alor)
  • Ducula aenea sylvatica: northern India east to southeastern China (including Hainan Island), southern Thailand and southern Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam
  • Ducula aenea andamanica: Andaman Islands
  • Ducula aenea pusilla: S India and Sri Lanka
  • Ducula aenea consobrina: islands off western Sumatra (Simeulue south to the Mentawai Islands)
  • Ducula aenea palawanensis: Palawan, adjacent s Philippines and Banggai Islands
  • Ducula aenea fugaensis: N Philippines (Calayan, Camiguin Norte and Fuga)
  • Ducula aenea nuchalis: N Luzon (n Philippines)
  • Ducula aenea paulina: Sulawesi and associated islands, including Togian, Banggai, and Sula islands
  • Ducula aenea intermedia: Sangihe and Talaud island
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English:
Green Imperial-Pigeon
Catalan:
Colom imperial verd
Czech:
holub kovový
Danish:
Kejserdue
German:
Bronzefruchttaube
Spanish:
Dúcula Verde
Finnish:
viherkeisarikyyhky
French:
Carpophage de Pauline
Hungarian:
bronz császárgalamb
Italian:
Piccione imperiale verde
Japanese (romaji):
mikadobato
Japanese:
ミカドバト
Lithuanian:
Žaliasis imperatoriškasis karvelis
Dutch:
Groene Muskaatduif
Norwegian:
Bronsekeiserdue
Polish:
muszkatela miedziana
Portuguese:
Pombo-imperial-verde
Russian:
Мускатный плодоядный голубь
Slovak:
plodožer bronzový
Swedish:
Grön kejsarduva
Chinese:
绿皇鸠
Chinese (Traditional):
綠皇鳩


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Green Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aenea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Green Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aenea [aenea or pallidinucha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina] ( Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina] ( Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina] ( Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina] ( Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina] ( Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina] ( Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina] ( Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina])
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Green Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aenea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Green Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aenea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Green Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aenea) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Green Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aenea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Green Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aenea) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ducula [aenea or oenothorax] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Bengali: সবুজ ধুমকল
Catalan: Colom imperial verd
Czech: holub kovový
Danish: Kejserdue
German: Bronzefruchttaube
English: Green Imperial Pigeon, Green Imperial-Pigeon, Green Imperial-Pigeon [aenea or paulina]
Esperanto: Verda imperia kolombo
Spanish: Dúcula Verde
Estonian: rohe-keisertuvi
Finnish: viherkeisarikyyhky
French: Carpophage de Pauline, Carpophage de Pauline (aenea), Carpophage de Pauline [aenea ou paulina], Carpophage pauline, Carpophage pauline [aenea or paulina], Carpophage pauline [aenea ou paulina]
Hungarian: bronz császárgalamb
Indonesian: Burung Pergam Hijau
Italian: Piccione imperiale verde
Japanese (romaji): mikadobato
Japanese: ミカドバト
Japanese (Kanji): 帝鳩
Scientific: Columba aenea, Ducula aenea, Ducula aenea [aenea or pallidinucha], Ducula aenea [aenea or paulina], Ducula aenea aenea
Lithuanian: Žaliasis imperatoriškasis karvelis
Malayalam: മേനിപ്രാവ്
Malay: Burung Pergam
Dutch: Groene Muskaatduif
Norwegian: Bronsekeiserdue
Polish: muszkatela miedziana
Pinyin: lǜ huáng-jiū
Portuguese: Pombo-imperial-verde
Russian: Мускатный плодоядный голубь
Slovak: plodožer bronzový
Swedish: Grön kejsarduva
Tamil: Peria Pachai Pura
Thai: นกลุมพู
Thai (Transliteration): nók lum-pʰuu
Vietnamese: Chim Gầm ghì lưng xanh
Chinese: 绿皇鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 綠皇鳩

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