Black-chinned Fruit Dove – Natural Bird Sound

Black-chinned Fruit Dove – Natural Bird Sound

The black-chinned fruit dove, also known as the black-throated fruit dove or Leclancher’s dove, is a medium-sized bird of the family Columbidae.

The body length is 26-28 cm. Iris red. Mouth yellow, with red spots on the base of the mouth. Feet pink.

The head, neck, and upper chest of the male bird are gray-white, the chin is black, and the lower chest has a purple horizontal band. The back, tail feathers are emerald green, the wings are black, and the tail feathers are gray-green at the end. The abdomen is gray-green, and the undertail coverts are chestnut brown.

The female bird is similar to the male bird, but the top to the back is emerald green, the forehead, forehead, throat, chest, and abdomen are gray-green, the purple horizontal band between the chest and abdomen is not obvious, and the tail coverts are chestnut brown.

Juveniles resemble females, but there is no purple horizontal band between the breast and abdomen.

The diet consists mainly of fruits. The female usually lays a single white egg in a nest made of twigs.

Mainly distributed in Taiwan and the Philippine Islands.

Video Source: 小綠鳩(黑頦果鳩)/Black-chinned Fruit-Dove from Chuenguey Hwang on Youtube  CC BY

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