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Photo by James Eaton
Golo Lusang, Flores, Indonesia, June 2005
Ducula lacernulata



Endemic to Southeast Asia: found in Indonesia, Greater Sundas, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sundas, Bali



There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • D. l. lacernulata:
  • Montane forests of western and central Java
  • D. l. williami:
  • Montane forests of eastern Java and Bali
  • D. l. sasakensis:


Lowland moist forests and montanes.



  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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