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Banded fruit dove
The banded fruit dove (Ptilinopus cinctus) is a large (38–44 cm in length, 450-570 g in weight) pigeon with white head, neck and upper breast; black back and upperwing grading to grey on rump; black tail with broad grey terminal band; underparts grey, demarcated from white head and neck by broad black band.
Fruit from forest trees, especially figs.
Lays single egg on open platform of sticks in a forest tree.
- BirdLife International. (2006). Species factsheet: Ptilinopus cinctus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 1 February 2007
- Higgins, P.J.; & Davies, S.J.J.F. (Eds.). (1996). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Volume 3. Snipe to Pigeons. Oxford University Press: Melbourne. ISBN 0-19-553070-5
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