Orange fruit dove


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The orange fruit dove (Ptilinopus victor), also known as flame dove, is a small, approximately 20 cm (8 in) long, short-tailed fruit-dove in the family Columbidae. One of the most colorful doves, the male has a golden olive head and elongated bright orange “hair-like” body feathers. The golden-olive remiges are typically covered by the long orange wing coverts when perched. The legs, bill and orbital skin are bluish-green and the iris is whitish. The female is a dark green bird with blackish tail and orange-yellow undertail coverts. The young resembles female. source

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  1. pushpa Mukundan says:

    Fantastic!!!!Thanks for the opportunity to view!!!!

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