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Cuckoo-dove: Varirata, Port Moresby

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Old Sunday 13th August 2017, 08:03   #1
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Cuckoo-dove: Varirata, Port Moresby

Could somebody confirm that this shows Brown Cuckoo-Dove, at the entrance to Varirata NP? I have only a very noisy picture, which would have left out some of the details. I am not sure whether confusion is possible with Black-billed Cuckoo-Dove. (Would the white bar below the eye help?)
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Old Sunday 13th August 2017, 11:12   #2
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It looks more like Brown to me, as it doesn't look scaly on the nape or breast like Black-billed. The contrasting dark wingtips also suggest Brown.
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