Dove Grey-green Fruit (Ptilinopus purpuratus) Ylang Ylang Tree Flower – Endemic – Raiatea Isl. Polynesia

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Dove Grey-green Fruit (Ptilinopus purpuratus) Ylang Ylang Tree Flower – Endemic – Raiatea Isl. Polynesia

The grey-green fruit dove is endemic to the French Polynesian islands, it feeds on the Ylang Ylang tree flower.

We were given permission to walk up the private forest of the Sunset Beach chalet and then U’Upa which is a residential area .  After extensive walks in areas that were known for the dove we only heard it’s COOOO coo coo coo coooo.

  • Species:Grey-green Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus purpuratus) Ylang Ylang Tree
  • Bird Type:Ylang Ylang Tree Dove's Favourite
  • FamilyPigeons, Doves (Columbidae)
  • Date Taken20191013
  • Location:U'Upa
  • Area:Raiatea Isl.
  • Country:French Polynesia
  • Region:Australasia
Photo File Ref: BOP05403f Dove Grey-green Fruit (Ylang Ylang Tree) 1 U'Upa Raiatea Isl. Polynesia Oct19 PH5_2374
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