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Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon

Ducula aurorae (Peale, 1848)

The Polynesian Imperial Pigeon (Ducula aurorae) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to French Polynesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Ducula

Scientific:
  Ducula aurorae

Citation:
  (Peale, 1848)

Reference:
  U.S.Expl.Exped. 8 p.201

Protonym:
  Carpophaga aurorae

Avibase ID:
  ED21D49D56C16A25

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ED21D49D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559830


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Ducula aurorae aurorae: Makatea I. (Tuamotu Archipelago)
  • Ducula aurorae wilkesii: Tahiti (Society Islands)
English:
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon
Czech:
holub polynéský
German:
Aurorafruchttaube
Danish:
Polynesisk Kejserdue
Spanish:
Dúcula de Makatea
Finnish:
tahitinkeisarikyyhky
French:
Carpophage de la Société
Italian:
Piccione imperiale di Polinesia
Japanese:
tahichikobubato
Japanese:
タヒチコブバト
Dutch:
Tahitiaanse Muskaatduif
Norwegian:
Makateakeiserdue
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Makateakeisardue
Polish:
muszkatela niebieskawa
Russian:
Таитянский плодоядный голубь
Slovak:
plodožer guavový
Swedish:
polynesisk kejsarduva
Ukrainian:
Пінон полінезійський
Chinese:
波利皇鸠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Carpophage de la Société ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Carpophage de la Société ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Society Islands Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Society Islands Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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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:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Society Islands Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Society Islands Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 2.6:
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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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Polynesian Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ducula aurorae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ducula aurorae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Ducula aurorae [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ducula aurorae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ducula aurorae [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colom imperial de les illes de la Societat, Dúcula de les illes de la Societat
Czech: Holub polynéský
Danish: Polynesisk Kejserdue
German: Aurorafruchttaube
English: Aurora Imperial-Pigeon, Polynesian Imperial Pigeon, Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon, Polynesian Pigeon, Society Imperial-Pigeon, Society Island Pigeon, Society Islands Imperial Pigeon, Society Islands Imperial-Pigeon, Society Islands Pigeon, Tahiti Imperial-Pigeon, Wilke's Imperial-Pigeon
English (IOC): Polynesian Imperial Pigeon
Spanish: Dúcula de las Sociedad, Dúcula de Makatea, Dúcula de Sociedad
Spanish (Spain): Dúcula de Makatea
Spanish (HBW): Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon
Estonian: polüneesia keisertuvi
Finnish: Tahitinkeisarikyyhky
French: Carpophage d'Aurora, Carpophage de la Société
Hungarian: polinéz császárgalamb
Italian: Piccione imperiale delle Isole della Società, Piccione imperiale di Polinesia
Japanese: tahichikobubato
Japanese: タヒチコブバト
Scientific: Carpophaga aurorae, Ducula aurorae, Ducula aurorae aurorae
Lithuanian: Taitinis imperatoriškasis karvelis
Dutch: Tahitiaanse Muskaatduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Makateakeisardue
Norwegian: Makateakeiserdue
Polish: muszkatela niebieskawa
Russian: Таитянский плодоядный голубь
Slovak: plodožer guavový
Serbian: Polinezijski imperijalni golub
Swedish: Aurorakejsarduva, polynesisk kejsarduva
Ukrainian: Пінон полінезійський
Chinese: 波利皇鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 玻里尼西亞皇鳩

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