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Andaman cuckoo dove

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Macropygia
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Family  Columbidae
Scientific name  Macropygia rufipennis
Higher classification  Macropygia
Order  Columbiformes
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Similar  Andaman wood pigeon, Mackinlay's cuckoo‑dove, New Britain bronzewing, Crested cuckoo‑dove, Yungas dove

The Andaman cuckoo-dove (Macropygia rufipennis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.

It is endemic to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.

References

Andaman cuckoo-dove Wikipedia


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