Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Henderson Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus insularis) - HBW 4, p. 216

French: Ptilope de Henderson German: Silberwangen-Fruchttaube Spanish: Tilopo de la Henderson
Other common names: Henderson (Island) Fruit-pigeon

Taxonomy: Ptilopus insularis North, 1908, Henderson Island, Pitcairn Group.
A member of the large P. purpuratus species-group, thought to be most closely related to P. mercierii; usually associated with the P. purpuratus subgroup; sometimes considered a race of P. purpuratus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Henderson I in Pitcairn Group; mostly confined to interior of island.