Doves and Pigeons Endemic to Solomon Islands

Superb Fruit Dove


Other Birds found on Solomon Islands


Species of Doves and Pigeons occurring naturally on Solomon Islands

Choiseul Crested Pigeons (Microgoura meeki - Extinct?)

Claret-breasted Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus viridis) - Found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Mackinlay's Cuckoo-dove (Macropygia mackinlayi) - Range: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Metallic Pigeon (Columba vitiensis)

Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica)Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica)

Red-bellied Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus greyii) is found in New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu

Santa Cruz Ground Dove (Gallicolumba sanctaecrucis) - Range: Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Silver-capped Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus richardsii) - Endemic

Superb Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus superbus) - Range: Native to Australasia, the Superb Fruit Dove lives in the rainforests of New Guinea, Australia, Solomon Islands, the Philippines and Sulawesi of Indonesia.

Thick-billed Ground Doves (Gallicolumba salamonis - Extinct)

White-headed Fruit Doves (Ptilinopus eugeniae)

Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus solomonensis) - Found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

White-headed Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus eugeniae)Red-bellied Fruit Dove Metallic PigeonClaret-breasted Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus viridis)



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