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Amethyst Brown Dove

Amethyst Brown Dove

Scientific name:
Phapitreron amethystina
Habitat:
Forest and forest edge
Birdwatch note:
Larger bill, less conspicuous white ear, violet upper back and cinnamon undertail coverts separate it from the more common White-eared Brown-dove. Usually solitary or in pairs but many may be found together in a fruiting tree.
Photo Credit: Benedict de Laender
Location:
PICOP, Bislig, Surigao del Sur