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Range DescriptionPtilinopus dohertyi is endemic to the island of Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia (BirdLife International 2001). It is generally scarce, locally moderately common, but unobtrusive and easily overlooked. Fieldwork in 1989 and 1992 yielded density estimates of 6.9 (1.2) birds per km2. Given 1,080 km2 of closed-canopy forest on Sumba, this was extrapolated and corrected upwards to a global population estimate of 9,100 birds.