Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Palau Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus pelewensis) - HBW 4, p. 211

French: Ptilope des Palau German: Palaufruchttaube Spanish: Tilopo de las Palau

Taxonomy: Ptilinopus pelewensis Hartlaub and Finsch, 1868, Palau Islands.
Sometimes considered conspecific with P. porphyraceus; within the large P. purpuratus species-group, these two have been considered to form a subgroup with P. richardsii and P. greyii. Monotypic.

Distribution: Palau Is, from Babelthuap to Angaur.

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