Black Imperial Pigeon
2096 Black Imperial Pigeon Ducula melanochroa New Ireland, Papua New Guinea 20140710 1 600
Common Name Bismarck Imperial Pigeon
Range Bismarck Archipelago
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Ducula
Species Ducula melanochroa
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The Black imperial pigeon (Ducula melanochroa), also known as the Bismarck imperial pigeon, is a species of pigeon in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to the Bismarck Archipelago where it lives in forests.


True to its name, its all black with brown eyes.

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