fruit dove

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The Beautiful Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus pulchellus)

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fruit dove (plural fruit doves)

  1. A dove of the genus Ptilinopus, in the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. These colorful, frugivorous (fruit-eating) doves are found in the forests and woodlands throughout Southeast Asia and Oceania. It is a large genus with about 50 species, some threatened or already extinct.

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