Rose-crowned Fruit Dove (species: Ptilinopus (Ptilinopus) regina) in Mebbin NP (Gaia Guide)
Ptilinopus (Ptilinopus) regina
Rose-crowned Fruit Dove

©Anne: Rose-crowned Fruit Dove at Lizard Island

©Charlie: Rose-crowned fruit dove on Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia.

©Charlie: Rose-crowned fruit dove, Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Ptilinopus
Species Ptilinopus (Ptilinopus) regina
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Both sexes are similar. The young has a green-colored crown and plumage. (Wikipedia)


  • Up to 24 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Up to 30 cm



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is distributed in lowland rainforests of eastern Australia, and monsoon forests of northern Australia, Lesser Sunda Islands and Maluku Islands of Indonesia. (Wikipedia)


The diet consists mainly of various fruits, palms and vines. (Wikipedia)

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