Mindanao Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba criniger) - HBW 4, p. 179
French: Gallicolombe de Bartlett
Spanish: Paloma Apuñalada de Mindanao
Other common names: Bartlett's (Blood-breasted) Pigeon/Bleeding-heart, Hair-breasted Pigeon, Hair-breasted Bleeding-heart
Taxonomy: Pampusanna criniger Pucheran, 1853, Sulu Islands; error = Mindanao.
A member of the bleeding-heart superspecies, with G. luzonica, 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. Proposed race basilanica is a synonym of bartletti. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- leytensis (Hartert, 1918) - Samar, Leyte and Bohol (CE Philippines).
- criniger (Pucheran, 1853) - Mindanao and Dinagat (SE Philippines).
- bartletti (P. L. Sclater, 1863) - Basilan (SE Philippines).
- Vulnerable Enlarge map
VideosSee all 7 videos
A bird opening the wings and preening. Locality Vogelpark Walsrode, Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany
Josep del Hoyo 12 August 2006 7 years ago 30 sec 4.6
A bird chasing another one and moving on a rock Locality London Zoo, London, England, Great Britain (ssp criniger)
Josep del Hoyo 4 November 2005 9 years ago 32 sec 4.4
A bird feeding on the ground. Locality Philippines
Desmond Allen 7 years ago 24 sec 4.2
Sunbathing Locality Birdland Park & Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, England, Great Britain
Joe Angseesing 5 March 2015 1 year ago 33 sec 3.7
A close-up of a bird Locality London Zoo, London, England, Great Britain (ssp criniger)
Josep del Hoyo 4 November 2005 9 years ago 25 sec 3.5
Various views of a captive female. Locality Chester Zoo, Cheshire, England, Great Britain (ssp criniger)
Greg Baker 7 March 2016 5 weeks ago 24 sec 3.3
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Bird perched on the ground
Locality London Zoo, London, England, Great Britain
Jonathan Beilby 1 August 2014 21 weeks ago 4
Locality Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA (United States)
email@example.com 1 May 2003 1 year ago 4
An adult perched on the ground.
Locality Barcelona Zoo, Barcelona, Barcelona Province, Catalonia, Spain (ssp criniger)
Alberto Soria 6 March 2010 6 years ago 4
A bird walking on the ground
Locality London Zoo, London, England, Great Britain (ssp criniger)
Stuart Fisher 7 years ago 4
An adult on a branch
Locality Chester Zoo, Cheshire, England, Great Britain
Andy Emmerson 13 July 2014 1 year ago 3.8
Bartlett-Dolchstichtaube (Gallicolumba criniger criniger)
Locality France (ssp criniger)
Niele 1 year ago 3.8