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Photo by: James Eaton
Location: Gunong Ambang,Sulawesi, Indonesia
Cryptophaps poecilorrhoa


  • head and breast grey
  • upperparts darker greyish (brown)
  • lower belly rufous brown with indistinct horizontal barring (this area often difficult to see)
  • undertail coverts have dark grey centres and broad beige to rufous brown fringes
  • orbital skin (to bill) dull red
  • eye red
  • bill greyish
  • feet reddish


Sulawesi endemic. South East Asia: Indonesia: Greater Sundas.



Moist montanes.


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