Ducula carola ssp. nigrorum (Whitehead)

Black-breasted imperial-Pigeon (Ducula carola ssp. nigrorum)

The Black-breasted imperial-Pigeon was described in 1897, it apparently is, or was endemic the the islands of Negros and Siquijor, Philippine Islands

The species reached a size of about 33 cm.

The form was last recorded in the 1950s and, given the state of the Philippine’s natural areas, it very likely is extinct.


edited: 14.05.2019