Bar-shouldered dove (species: Geopelia humeralis) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Geopelia humeralis
Bar-shouldered dove

©Ceri Pearce: Bar-shouldered dove at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Bar-shouldered Dove at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: A pair of Bar-shouldered Doves nesting, Lizard Island, 28 January 2012.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Geopelia
Species Geopelia humeralis
Status least concern



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: Abundant and conspicuous at Lizard Island

Web resources


  • Smith, G.C. (1987). The birds of Eagle Island, a tropical sand cay on the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia, The Sunbird, 17(1): 1-11. LIRS catalog number 245.