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Yellowish Imperial Pigeon
020 277 04 26 302 Ducula subflavescens
Information
Common Name Yellow-tinted Imperial Pigeon or Bismarck Imperial Pigeon
Range Bismarck Archipelago
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Ducula
Species Ducula subflavescens
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Yellowish imperial pigeon (Ducula subflavescens), also known as the yellow-tinted imperial pigeon or Bismarck imperial pigeon (leading to easy confusion with Ducula melanochroa), is a species of relatively large species of pigeon in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to forest and woodland in the Bismarck Archipelago. It is threatened by habitat loss.

It is often considered a subspecies of the Torresian imperial pigeon (which in turn sometimes is considered a subspecies of the pied imperial pigeon), but is increasingly treated as a separate species. It resembles the Torresian imperial pigeon, but has a distinctly yellow-tinged plumage and a bluish base to the bill.

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