Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Golden Dove (Ptilinopus luteovirens) - HBW 4, p. 223

French: Ptilope jaune German: Goldtaube Spanish: Tilopo Dorado
Other common names: Lemon(!)/Yellow Dove

Taxonomy: Columba luteovirens Hombron and Jacquinot, 1841, Ovalau, Fiji.
Sometimes placed in genus or subgenus Chrysoena, which forms a distinctive Fijian superspecies also including P. victor and P. layardi; these three are thought to represent an early colonization of Fiji by Ptilinopus stock. Monotypic.

Distribution: WC Fiji, on Waya Group, Vitu Levu, Beqa, Ovalau and Gau.