Jambu Fruit Dove
Ptilinopus jambu

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Range and habitat:
The Jambu fruit dove lives in the mangrove swamps and lowland rainforests located in southeastern Asia and Indonesian islands.

Natural diet:
Jambu fruit doves, perhaps not surprisingly, eat fruit.

Size / weight range:
This species grows to be a pproximately 9 inches long and weigh about 1 1/2 ounces.

Interesting facts:
As shy birds that mostly dwell in the canopy of the rainforests, Jambu fruit doves rely on the camouflage of their colors to help them avoid predators.
They are now listed as near threatened due to habitat loss in Indonesia and Malaysia

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