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Silver-tipped Imperial Pigeon
04 26 303 ducula luctuosa
Information
Common Name White-tipped Imperial Pigeon
Range Sulawesi and smaller nearby islands.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Ducula
Species Ducula luctuosa
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Silver-tipped imperial pigeon (Ducula luctuosa), also known as the white-tipped imperial pigeon, is a relatively large species of pigeon in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to forest, woodland and mangrove on Sulawesi and smaller nearby islands.

Description

It has sometimes been considered a subspecies of the pied imperial pigeon, but has a yellowish tip to the bill, black spotting near the vent, and silvery-grey remiges.

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