Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Mindoro Bleeding-heart (Gallicolumba platenae) - HBW 4, p. 180

French: Gallicolombe de Mindoro German: Platentaube Spanish: Paloma Apuñalada de Mindoro
Other common names: Mindoro Pigeon

Taxonomy: Phlogœnas platenæ Salvadori, 1893, Mindoro.
A member of the bleeding-heart superspecies, with G. luzonica, G. criniger, 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. Monotypic.

Distribution: Mindoro (CE Philippines).

  • Critically Endangered
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