Pink-headed Fruit Dove

About the Pink-headed Fruit Dove

Also known as: Pink-necked Fruit Dove, Temminck's Fruit Pigeon
The Pink-headed Fruit Dove is a small and colorful species of dove. Alternative names for this species include Pink-necked Fruit Dove and Temminck’s Fruit Pigeon. They are endemic to Indonesia, where they are found in mountain forests. They feed on figs, fruits, and berries.

Male Pink-headed Fruit Doves can be recognized by their bright purplish pink heads, dark green upperparts, and bands of white and greenish black across the breast. Females have similar coloration but their colors are duller.
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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 05 December 2020
Scientific Name
Ptilinopus porphyreus
  • Columbiformes
  • Columbidae
  • Ptilinopus
  • P. porphyreus
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Units: Imperial / Metric
11.4 inches

International Names

Chinese (汉语) 粉红颈果鸠
Czech (Cesky) holub vínokrký
Danish (Dansk) Rosenhovedet Frugtdue
Dutch (Nederlands) Roodhalsjufferduif
Finnish (Suomi) purppurahuppukyyhky
French (Français) Ptilope porphyre
German (Deutsch) Rothals-Fruchttaube
Italian (Italiano) Tortora beccafrutta testarosa
Japanese (日本語) ベニガシラヒメアオバト (benigashirahimeaobato)
Norwegian (Norsk) Rosenfruktdue
Polish (Polski) owocozer rózowoglowy
Portuguese (Português) Pomba-de-fruta-cabeça-rosa
Russian (русский язык) Красношейный пёстрый голубь
Spanish (Español) Tilopo Cuellirrosa
Swedish (Svenska) sundafruktduva
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