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Buru Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps mada  
Buru Mountain Pigeon
Photographer : © Rob Hutchinson/Birdtour Asia
Location :Buru, South Maluku, Indonesia
Date : August 2006
English synonyms:Buru Mountain-Pigeon, Long-tailed Mountain Pigeon, Long-tailed Mountain-Pigeon, Mada Mountain Pigeon, Mada Mountain-Pigeon
Bird Family :Columbidae - Pigeons & Doves
Bird Group :COLUMBIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the island of Buru, Maluku Islands, Indonesia.

G.mada has been split into two species G.mada and G.stalkeri Seram Mountain Pigeon following Rheindt & Hutchinson (2007) A photoshoot odyssey through the confused avian taxonomy of Seram and Buru (southern Moluccas) BirdingAsia 7: 18-38.

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