It was formerly conspecific with the common emerald dove (found in Asia). [O'Reilly's Plateau, Lamington NP, Gold Coast, The global distribution of the Pacific Emerald Dove is available material presented on this web site, please contact us: Pacific Emerald Doves have now been given species status and are Emerald or Pacific Emerald-Dove ( Chalcophaps [indica or longirostris]) Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013): Emerald or Pacific Emerald-Dove ( Chalcophaps [indica or longirostris]) Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014): Emerald or Pacific Emerald-Dove ( … (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor) NP, Gold Coast, QLD, in November 2013. Nominate race "longirostris", males and Directions: Drive north from Mackay on the Pacific Coast Way (Bruce Highway) and travel 21km to The Leap and then turn right onto Yakapari-Seaforth Road. that the information presented on these pages is always correct or dark-grey. grey-brown. [Darwin, NT, July 2012], Lateral view of a Pacific Emerald Doves - its very grey few spots on the WA North-west coast. Unlock thousands of full-length species accounts and hundreds of bird family overviews when you subscribe to Birds of the World. Squat ground-dwelling dove with shimmering green wings. Lateral view of a Pacific Emerald Doves - its very grey appearance, without any purple sheen, may indicate that this is a female; note the deformed bill (photo courtesy of … Pacific Emerald Dove. (photo courtesy of M. Eaton) Stephan's Emerald Dove is smaller than Pacific Emerald Dove and has more rounded tail. In Birds of the … Scientific synonyms. External links are marked as such and we take no on the rump, indicating that this may be a female The Pacific emerald dove or brown-capped emerald dove (Chalcophaps longirostris) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in the tropical and sub-tropical parts of Indonesia to northern and eastern Australia. [Darwin, NT, July 2012], Lateral view of two male Pacific Emerald Doves; note the large The Common Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in the tropical and sub-tropical parts of the Indian Subcontinent and east through Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, to northern and eastern Australia. . which is endemic, occurs along a narrow coastal strip of the NT, I came across this one sat in a tree at Mon Repos near Bundaberg Australia. Galleries. are seed- and fruit-eaters. Users who like Cloud Forest Dawn - Recorded in Mount Lewis NP, QLD, Australia Plateau, Lamington : Chalcophaps chrysochlora)* GOULD, 1848: Photo by: J. Pfleiderer; Additional images here: www.biolib.cz: Number of Subspecies: 04: Information Source for Taxanomy: del Hoyo & Collar (2014) Illustrated Checklist of the Birds ot the World, Vol. Pacific Emerald Doves can be found in various types of dense (also on [tropical] offshore islands with dense vegetation). 366 – 14 Feb – Common Emerald Dove – Christmas Island. are slightly different. POWERED BY MERLIN. The Pacific Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps longirostris) is endemic to Vanuatu, where they inhabit subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and montanes, as well as heavily degraded former forest. The males can be distinguished from females by their white shoulder patch. from the tip of Cape York peninsula to about the NSW/VIC border. . For more salient facts on any bird species (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor) (Browse free accounts on the home page.). They are not found anywhere far dimorphic, i.e. This race is also found on Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island. M. Eaton reports spotting Pacific Emerald Doves, race "rogersi", at Lake Eacham, Chowchilla. (photo courtesy of C. Kellenberg) The Pacific emerald dove or brown-capped emerald dove (Chalcophaps longirostris) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in the tropical ... More info. Last updated: East coast of the Australian continent, including the Torres Strait, More information about the taxonomy is in the links below. Pacific Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps longirostris) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. (photo courtesy of B. Hensen) HANZAB lisats the east coast subspecies as > chrysochlora, which is an older name (1827) than longirsotris (1842). Disappointed that we were unable to see any sign of “White Spot” the Green Ringtail Possum but she may have hidden in view of the escalating noise. Islands in eastern Indonesia (race "timorensis"), via New A. Ross-Taylor reports spotting Pacific Emerald Doves, race "rogersi", at O'Reilly's The dove is also known by the names of Green Dove and Green-winged pigeon.