Black-backed Fruit-Dove

Bali, Lesser Sunda Islands and Australia, where it is restricted to the western edge of the Arnhem Land escarpment.

The Black-backed Fruit-Dove is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Black-backed Fruit-dove, have comparatively longer tails than other species, and are notable for their solid coloration on the head, neck and breast, with a black band across the belly. Another grouping can be made of certain fruit-doves endemic to New Guinea, the Moluccas, and the Bismarck Archipelago, including the Carunculated Fruit-dove, Knob-billed Fruit-dove, and others; these are notable for their gray coloration on the head or shoulder and/or enlarged cere (part of the bill). More

Olive-shouldered Parrot, Black-backed Fruit-dove are so similar to for example Red-winged Parrot, and Banded Fruit Dove, that it is a question whether they are true endemic species. The 3 places visited on this trip were the following: Camplong Forest: 19 July to 20 July Most of the time spent on Timor was near Camplong, as 2/3 of the endemics occur there. Camplong village is 1 to 1 1/2 h drive by bus (slow) from Kupang on the Road to Zoe. More

Black-backed Fruit-Dove: occurs in the montane forest. Spotted Kestrel: a few. Black-winged Starling: near Ngadisari. Russet Bush-Warbler: very common, it is very skulking but responds well to a tape! Information Getting there Take a bus to Ngadisari. Accomodation There are a few guesthouses at Ngadisari. More

Black-backed Fruit-dove, have comparatively More From Wikipedia ยป Community Videos - Community Videos from YouTube * * 307 Wompoo Fruit Dove.Wmv 307 Wompoo Fruit Dove. More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Ptilinopus
Species : cinctus
Authority : (Temminck, 1809)