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Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon

Ducula whartoni (Sharpe, 1887)

The Christmas Imperial Pigeon, (Ducula whartoni), is a large (39 cm in length, 450-700 g in weight) pigeon, mainly dark grey in colour with an iridescent sheen. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Ducula

Scientific:
  Ducula whartoni

Citation:
  (Sharpe, 1887)

Reference:
  PZS Pt3 no.34 p.515 pl.43

Protonym:
  Carpophaga whartoni

Avibase ID:
  DDC4CBBBAB65EF2F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DDC4CBBB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177392


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Ducula whartoni: Inland plateau of Christmas I. (e Indian Ocean)
English:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon
Czech:
holub Whartonův
German:
Weihnachtsfruchttaube
Danish:
Juleø-kejserdue
Spanish:
Dúcula de la Christmas
Finnish:
joulusaarenkyyhky
French:
Carpophage de Wharton
Italian:
Piccione imperiale di Christmas
Japanese:
kurisumasumikadobato
Japanese:
クリスマスミカドバト
Dutch:
Whartons Muskaatduif
Norwegian:
Raggkeiserdue
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raggkeisardue
Polish:
muszkatela ciemna
Portuguese:
Pombo-imperial-de-Natal
Russian:
Тёмный плодоядный голубь
Slovak:
plodožer tmavý
Swedish:
julökejsarduva
Ukrainian:
Пінон пурпуровий
Chinese:
圣诞岛皇鸠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Christmas Island Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Carpophage de Wharton ( Ducula whartoni)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Carpophage de Wharton ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 1st edition:
Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 3rd edition:
Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 4th edition:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements, version 2015:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements, version 2016:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements, version 2017:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Clements, version 2018:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
eBird version 1.50:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
eBird version 1.52:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
eBird version 2016:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
eBird version 2017:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
eBird version 2018:
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Christmas Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Christmas Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Oriental Bird Club:
Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
James Lee Peters:
Ducula whartoni
James Lee Peters (original):
Ducula whartoni
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ducula whartoni
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula whartoni)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ducula whartoni
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ducula whartoni

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colom imperial de l'illa Christmas, Dúcula de l'illa Christmas
Czech: Holub Whartonuv, holub Whartonův
Danish: Juleø-kejserdue
German: Weihnachtsfruchttaube
English: Christmas Imperial Pigeon, Christmas Imperial-Pigeon, Christmas Island Imperial Pigeon, Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon, Wharton's Imperial-Pigeon
English (IOC): Christmas Imperial Pigeon
Spanish: Dúcula de la Christmas, Dúcula de Pascuas
Spanish (Spain): Dúcula de la Christmas
Spanish (HBW): Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon
Estonian: jõulusaare keisertuvi
Finnish: Joulusaarenkyyhky
French: Carpophage de Wharton
Hungarian: karácsony-szigeti császárgalamb
Italian: Piccione imperiale dell'Isola di Natale, Piccione imperiale di Christmas
Japanese: kurisumasumikadobato
Japanese: クリスマスミカドバト
Scientific: Carpophaga whartoni, Ducula whartoni
Lithuanian: Kalėdų salos imperatoriškasis karvelis
Dutch: Wharton-muskaatduif, Whartons Muskaatduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raggkeisardue
Norwegian: Raggkeiserdue
Polish: muszkatela ciemna
Portuguese: Pombo-imperial-de-Natal
Russian: Тёмный плодоядный голубь
Slovak: plodožer tmavý
Serbian: Imperijalni golub sa Božićnog ostrva
Swedish: Christmaskejsarduva, julökejsarduva, Julöns Kejsarduva
Ukrainian: Пінон пурпуровий
Chinese: 圣诞岛皇鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 聖誕島皇鳩

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