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Marquesan Imperial Pigeon

Ducula galeata


The Marquesan Imperial Pigeon or Nukuhiva Pigeon (Ducula galeata) is a pigeon which is endemic to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. This pigeon is only found in some valleys in the western part of that island. This is the largest pigeon outside of the , weighing 900 grams (2 lb) and measuring about 52 cm (21 in). Formerly classified by the IUCN as a critically endangered species with an estimated population of less than 150 adult birds, it was suspected to be more numerous than generally assumed. Following the evaluation of its population status, this was found to be correct, and it is consequently downlisted to Endangered status in 2008; it is still an exceedingly rare bird, but successful conservation measures have averted the threat of immediate at least for the time being.

 

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Marquesan imperial-pigeon ( Ducula galeata )
The Marquesan imperial-pigeon is a large, broad-winged pigeon with a distinctively flattened cere. The plumage is mostly dark slat...
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Marquesan Imperial Pigeon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Marquesan Imperial Pigeon or Nukuhiva Pigeon (Ducula galeata) is a pigeon which is endemic to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. This pigeon is ...
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Ducula
Ducula aurorae (Polynesian Imperial Pigeon) Ducula galeata (Marquesan Imperial Pigeon) Ducula rubricera (Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon) Ducula myristicivora (Spice Imperial Pigeon)
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Imperial pigeon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon (Ducula aurorae) Marquesan Imperial Pigeon (Ducula galeata) Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon (Ducula rubricera) Spice Imperial Pigeon (Ducula myristicivora)
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Nukuhiva Imperial-Pigeon (Ducula galeata) | the Internet Bird ...
Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae) Nukuhiva Imperial-pigeon (Ducula galeata) - HBW 4, p. 230. French: Carpophage des Marquises German: Marquesasfruchttaube ...
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Ducula - CreationWiki, the encyclopedia of creation science
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon (Ducula aurorae) Marquesan Imperial Pigeon (Ducula galeata) Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon (Ducula rubricera) Spice Imperial Pigeon (Ducula ...
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Ornithological Society of Polynesia "MANU"
Marquesas Imperial Pigeon, Upe (Ducula galeata) IUCN STATUS : CRITICALLY ENDANGERED
www.manu.pf/E_Sauvegarde.html

Red-knobbed imperial-pigeon ( Ducula rubricera )
More Related species by group. Marquesan imperial-pigeon (Ducula galeata) Christmas imperial-pigeon (Ducula whartoni) Finsch’s imperial-pigeon (Ducula finschii)
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Birds on stamps: French Polynesia Polynesie francaise Polinesia ...
... Rapa Fruit Dove Ptilinopus huttoni : 44f: 70: Marquesan Imperial Pigeon Ducula galeata
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Ducula Images - Mitra World :: The Best Resources On The Net
Marquesan imperial-pigeon (Ducula galeata) Christmas imperial-pigeon (Ducula whartoni) Finsch’s imperial-pigeon (Ducula finschii) http://www.arkive.or g/red-knobbed-imperi al ...
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Dove - 2008/9 Wikipedia Selection for schools
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon, Ducula aurorae; Nukuhiva Imperial Pigeon, Ducula galeata; Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon, Ducula rubricera; Spice Imperial Pigeon, Ducula myristicivora
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A new genus and species of pigeon (Aves: Columbidae) from ...
It is similar in size to larger species of Columba and Ducula, although smaller than Ducula galeata and D. goliath. It is markedly smaller than Natunaornis, Goura and ...
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Columbidae - doves, pigeons | Wildlife Journal Junior
White-bellied Imperial-pigeon - Ducula forsteni Marquesan Imperial-pigeon - Ducula galeata New Caledonian Imperial-pigeon - Ducula goliath
www.nhptv.org/wild/columbidae.asp

Marquesas Islands (Endemic Bird Areas of the world)
Illegal hunting remains the major threat to Ducula galeata, while both Pomarea iphis and P. whitneyi are considered threatened because of their tiny ranges, despite being ...
www.birdlife.org/datazone/ebafactsheet.p...

Columbidae - 2008/9 Wikipedia Selection for schools
Micronesian Imperial Pigeon, Ducula oceanica; Polynesian Imperial Pigeon, Ducula aurorae; Nukuhiva Imperial Pigeon, Ducula galeata; Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon, Ducula rubricera
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Pigeon - Discussion and Encyclopedia Article. Who is Pigeon? What ...
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon, Ducula aurorae; Nukuhiva Imperial Pigeon, Ducula galeata; Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon, Ducula rubricera; Spice Imperial Pigeon, Ducula myristicivora
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Dove - Definition | WordIQ.com - Dictionary, Encyclopedia and ...
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon, Ducula aurorae; Nukuhiva Imperial Pigeon, Ducula galeata; Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon, Ducula rubricera; Spice Imperial Pigeon, Ducula myristicivora
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Worldbirdnames.org
Ducula aurorae Marquesan Imperial Pigeon: Ducula galeata Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon: Ducula rubricera Spice Imperial Pigeon: Ducula myristicivora
www.worldbirdnames.org/n-sandgrouse.html

Columbidae - Pets Animals Lover Information World
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon, Ducula aurorae Nukuhiva Imperial Pigeon, Ducula galeata Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon, Ducula rubricera Spice Imperial Pigeon, Ducula ...
www.animalloverworld.com/birds/Dove.html

IUCN - IUCN Red List 2008 for birds: Climate change and ...
Two species whose situation has improved are Marquesan Imperial-pigeon (Ducula galeata) and Little Spotted Kiwi (Apteryx owenii), both the beneficiaries of conservation.
cms.iucn.org/index.cfm?uNewsID=947

 
 
 
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