Emerald Dove (species: Chalcophaps indica) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Chalcophaps indica
Emerald Dove

©Lindsey Turner: A female Emerald Dove at Memphis Zoo, Tennessee, USA
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Chalcophaps
Species Chalcophaps indica
Status unspecified



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia: This species has been recorded at Lizard Island on two occasions more than 30 years apart, 1 July 1969 and 30 October 1999 (Atlas of Living Australia, accessed 8 April 2012)

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