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Japanese Wood Pigeon Columba janthina nitens   - Adult
Japanese Wood Pigeon
Photographer : © Lars Petersson
Location :Haha-jima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan
Date : 28 May 2017
English synonyms:Japanese Pigeon, Japanese Wood-Pigeon, Black Pigeon, Black Wood-Pigeon, Black Wood Pigeon, Japanese Woodpigeon, Red-headed Wood Pigeon (nitens), Red-headed Woodpigeon (nitens)
Bird Family :Columbidae - Pigeons & Doves
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :A critically endangered taxon. Population seems to have been bouncing up again thanks to an ongoing cat eradication project. - LP
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