Elegant Imperial Pigeon

Information about the Bird Elegant Imperial Pigeon

The elegant imperial pigeon, (Ducula concinna) also known as blue-tailed imperial-pigeon, is a large (43cm in length) pigeon, with upperparts mainly dark blue-green in colour with an iridescent sheen. Head, neck and underparts are mostly pale grey, with red-brown undertail coverts.

It lives in small islands in Wallacea and off western New Guinea, as well as the Aru Islands. It has been recorded as a vagrant at Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Canopy of monsoon rainforest with fruiting trees.
The pigeon feeds on fruit.
It pocesses a loud growling call.

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