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Ptilinopus iozonus
Photo by mehdhalaouate
Location: Taja, Papua


21 cm. Green plumage, large orange patch on the lower breast and belly, small lilac shoulder patch, pale yellow undertail coverts and a grey terminal band on the tail.


New Guinea, Aru Islands and western Papuan islands.



Lowland rainforest, secondary forest and mangroves.


Diet includes fruit from forest trees, mainly figs. 1 egg is laid on platform of small sticks high in a forest tree.

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