Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Peale's Imperial-pigeon (Ducula latrans) - HBW 4, p. 235

French: Carpophage de Peale German: Braunschwanz-Fruchttaube Spanish: Dúcula Ladradora
Other common names: Barking Pigeon, Fijian Imperial-pigeon

Taxonomy: Carpophaga latrans Peale, 1848, Fiji.
Forms a superspecies with D. brenchleyi, D. bakeri and D. goliath; this group also shows some affinities with the D. pinon species-group. Monotypic.

Distribution: Fiji, mainly on large to medium-sized islands.