Pied Cuckoo-Dove

Formerly classified as a Species of Least Concern by the IUCN.

The Pied Cuckoo-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.

The Pied Cuckoo-dove (Reinwardtoena browni) is a bird species in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Formerly classified as a Species of Least Concern by the IUCN, it was suspected to be rarer than generally assumed. Following the evaluation of its population size, this was found to be correct, and it is consequently uplisted to Near Threatened status in 2008. Footnotes - 1. More

Pied Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena brownii: A good flight view of this rare endemic at Mt Nakru New Guinea Bronzewing Henicophaps albifrons: A single flushed from the trail along the Fly River above Kiunga, and seen briefly in heavy cover via the scope. Frustrating! Stephan's Ground-Dove Chalcophaps stephani: A few on New Britain and Manus White-bibbed Ground-Dove Gallicolumba jobiensis (H): Heard at Myola. More

Pied Cuckoo-Dove Reinwardtoena browni: Splendid views of this spectacular endemic near Pokili, a real hard one to find. Emerald Ground-Dove Chalcophaps indica: A brief view of one in flight at Brown River was it this time. Stephan's Ground-Dove Chalcophaps stephani: A single in the hills near Kimbe. Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica: Superb views of an adult at Pokili, then five more off Hoskins the same day! One of the birds of the trip. More

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Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Reinwardtoena
Species : browni
Authority : (Sclater, 1877)