Blue-capped Fruit Dove

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Blue-capped Fruit Dove is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Alternate common name(s): Blue-capped Fruit Dove, Moluccan Fruit-Dove Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range N. Moluccas; Halmahera, Ternate and Becan Is. Videos No videos are available for this species Sounds No sounds are available for this species References Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. More

* Blue-capped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus monacha: Some great views of this tiny dove on Halmahera. * Grey-headed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus hyogastra: Common on Halmahera but always great to see. * Black-naped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus melanospila: Another tiny fruit-dove which eventually showed well at Dumoga Bone. * White-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula forsteni: Great calls and unusually abundant at Lore Lindu this year. More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Ptilinopus
Species : monacha
Authority : (Temminck, 1824)