IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Smallest fruit dove, generally green with yellow edges to secondaries and scapulars forming three yellow bands on closed wing, inner wing-coverts and inner secondaries tending to a more bluish green, this colour being most pronounced on scapulars, a dark purple patch on belly, a grey patch each side of upper brest and bright yellow lower abdomen and undertail-coverts, bill yellowish green, legs purplish red. Female similar but lacks purple patch on belly and grey on breast. Juvenile like female but with yellow fringes to most feathers.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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