Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon - Ducula rufigaster

Length 1.1-1.3 ft (33.0-39.0 cm)
Weight 14.6-20.5 oz (414-582 g)
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:AS, OC

The Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua, New Guinea in subtropical or tropical moist forests. Sexes are similar but females usually have a darker head. They eat fruits, especially palm, nutmegs, laurels and figs.

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