September 21, 2015 – Superb Fruit Dove or Purple-Crowned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus superbus)

Requested by: @taylorrbranham

These colorful doves are native to Australasia, living in the rainforests of New Guinea, the Philippines, Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, and the eastern coast of Australia. They eat almost entirely fruit, including figs and palm fruits. During the breeding season they build a flimsy nest from twigs. Males incubate the eggs during the day and females incubate them at night.

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