Dark-backed Imperial-pigeon (Ducula lacernulata) - HBW 4, p. 240
French: Carpophage mantelé
Spanish: Dúcula Dorsioscura
Other common names: Javanese/Black-backed Imperial-pigeon, Javanese Mountain-pigeon
Taxonomy: Columba lacernulata Temminck, 1823, Java.
Probably forms a superspecies with D. badia and D. cineracea, although ranges of present species and D. badia overlap in W Java. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- lacernulata (Temminck, 1823) - W Java.
- williami (Hartert, 1896) - E Java and Bali.
- sasakensis (Hartert, 1896) - Lombok, Sumbawa and Flores.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Lateral view of a bird perched on a branch.
Locality Mount Halimun Salak National Park, West Java Province, Java (Indonesia) (ssp lacernulata)
James Eaton 1 July 2008 15 weeks ago 3.3
A bird perched.
Locality Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Josep del Hoyo 4 February 1994 17 weeks ago 3
Side view sitting on branch
Locality Flores, Lesser Sundas (ssp sasakensis)
mark sutton 1 June 2009 3 years ago 2.7
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