Rose-crowned Fruit Dove (species: Ptilinopus regina) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Ptilinopus regina
Rose-crowned Fruit Dove

©Anne Hoggett: Rose-crowned Fruit Dove at Lizard Island

©Marianne Dwyer: A nesting Rose-crowned Fruit Dove at Lizard Island Research Station in early July 2017.

©Anne Hoggett: Ptilinopus regina at Lizard island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Ptilinopus
Species Ptilinopus regina
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



When glimpsed in flight, this pigeon is often mistaken for a parrot due to its bright colouration.

by Anne Hoggett


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Frequently seen

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