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Ptilinopus cinctus , Black-backed Fruit-Dove

The Banded Fruit-Dove, Ptilinopus cinctus, is a large (38-44 cm in lPtilinopus cinctus , Black-backed Fruit-Doveength, 450-570 g in weight) pigeon with white head, neck and upper breast; black back and upperwing grading to grey on rump; black tail with broad grey terminal band; underparts grey, demarcated from white head and neck by broad black band.
Distribution
Bali, Lesser Sunda Islands and Australia, where it is restricted to the western edge of the Arnhem Land escarpment.
Habitat
Patches of monsoonal rainforest.
Food
Fruit from forest trees, especially figs.
Nesting
Lays single egg on open platform of sticks in a forest tree.

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