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Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon
Ducula aurorae (Peale, 1848)
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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)
Source: Clements checklist

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
Polish:
  muszkatela niebieskawa
Russian:
  Таитянский плодоядный голубь
Slovak:
  plodožer guavový
Swedish:
  polynesisk kejsarduva
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):
   Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
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):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Polynesian Imperial-Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   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):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Polynesian Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
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:
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
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:
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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:
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Polynesian Imperial Pigeon ( Ducula aurorae)
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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Other synonyms

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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