Luzon Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba luzonica) - HBW 4, p. 179
French: Gallicolombe poignardée
Spanish: Paloma Apuñalada de Luzón
Other common names: Luzon Blood-breasted/Bleeding-heart Pigeon
Taxonomy: Columba Luzonica Scopoli, 1786, Luzon, Philippines.
A member of the bleeding-heart superspecies, with G. criniger, G. platenae, G. keayi and G. menagei, which are sometimes isolated in a subgenus Gallicolumba along with G. rufigula; all of the bleeding-hearts have been considered conspecific by some authorities. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- griseolateralis Parkes, 1962 - N Luzon (N Philippines).
- luzonica (Scopoli, 1786) - C & S Luzon and Polillo (N Philippines).
- rubiventris Gonzales, 1983 - Vigo-Gigmoto watershed on Catanduanes (NE Philippines).
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
one walking on forest floor Locality Mount Makiling National Park, Laguna Province, Luzon, Philippines (ssp luzonica)
Martin Kennewell 18 July 2010 3 years ago 42 sec 3.9
A bird on the ground. Locality Philippines
Desmond Allen 4 years ago 19 sec 3.7
Walking; foraging on the ground Locality Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford, Oxfordshire, England, Great Britain
Joe Angseesing 2 June 2011 1 year ago 16 sec 3.6
A bird walking and foraging. Locality Berlin Zoo, Berlin, Germany
Josep del Hoyo 21 March 2008 4 years ago 31 sec 3
A bird foraging on the ground Locality Parrot Park (NOP), Veldhoven, North Brabant Province, Netherlands
Jan Wigmore 9 April 2008 5 years ago 8 sec 2.5
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Locality Warsaw Zoo, Warsaw, Masovian Province, Poland
Tomasz Doroń 1 April 2010 1 year ago 3.8
An adult bird perched in a tree.
Locality Mount Makiling National Park, Laguna Province, Luzon, Philippines (ssp luzonica)
Rob Hutchinson 1 March 2012 1 year ago 3.6
Adult bird in aviary.
Locality Wrocław Zoo, Wrocław, Lower Silesian Province, Poland
Hanna Sztwiertnia 8 October 2009 2 years ago 3.6
An adult perched on the ground.
Locality Barcelona Zoo, Barcelona, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain
gemma aznar 29 March 2010 3 years ago 3.4
By Vanessa 14 years. For all the birts are good . Muenster-Zoo
Locality Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Christian Wiesmann 7 March 2010 3 years ago 3.3
An immature perched.
Locality Barcelona Zoo, Barcelona City, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain
gemma aznar 7 April 2012 1 year ago 3.3