New Guinea Bronzewing (Henicophaps albifrons) - HBW 4, p. 152
French: Colombine à front blanc
Spanish: Paloma-bronce Frentiblanca
Other common names: Black/White-capped/Long-billed Bronzewing, White-capped Ground Pigeon, Jungle Bronzewing Pigeon
Taxonomy: Henicophaps albifrons G. R. Gray, 1862, Waigeo.
Distinctive genus belonging to the large radiation of bronzewings; may be most closely allied to Chalcophaps. Present species forms a superspecies with H. foersteri. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- albifrons G. R. Gray, 1862 - W Papuan Is (Waigeo, Salawati, Misool), New Guinea and Yapen I.
- schlegeli (Rosenberg, 1866) - Aru Is.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Bird on the ground
Johannes Pfleiderer 4 July 2010 2 years ago 4
Male bird perched on a branch
Locality Zoo Prague, Prague, Czech Republic (Monotypic species)
Johannes Pfleiderer 16 August 2007 3 years ago 3.5
An adult male sitting on a branch.
Locality Zoo Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Tomasz Doroń 28 September 2010 2 years ago 3.3
A bird perched in a private collection.
Locality Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California, USA (United States)
Josep del Hoyo 20 October 1995 19 weeks ago 3
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