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Alternative name: Bar-tailed Cuckoo-Dove

Macropygia nigrirostris


29–30 cm (11½-11¾ in)

  • Chestnut-red overall plumage
  • Paler underparts
  • Wings


Indonesia and Papua New Guinea Bismarck Archaepelago and D'Entrecasteaux Archaepelago.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Moist lowland forests and montanes to 2,600 m.



Their diet consists of tree fruit and seeds. There is little more information available.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2015)
  3. Wikipedia

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