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Marquesan Imperial Pigeon or Nukuhiva Pigeon

The Marquesan Imperial or Nukuhiva Pigeon (Ducula galeata) is a pigeon that is endemic to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Only found in some valleys in the Western part of the island.

This bird is critically endangered, with an estimated population of less than 150.


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