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Mindoro Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba platenae   - Male
Mindoro Bleeding-heart
Photographer : © Anand Krishnan/Smithsonian Institution
Location :Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA
Date : 19 May 2016
English synonyms:Mindoro Bleeding-Heart, Mindoro Bleedingheart, Mindoro Bleeding-heart Pigeon, Mindoro Bleeding-Heart Pigeon, Mindoro Pigeon, Mindoro Puņalada
Bird Family :Columbidae - Pigeons & Doves
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :Male specimen of G. platenae (USNM 201782) collected by E.A. Mearns on 5 Dec 1906 at Subaan, near Mindoro Oriental, Mindoro, Philippines.

Specimens are held in the collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The photographer thanks Chris Milensky and Brian Schmidt at the museum's Division of Birds for access to specimens.

Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Mindoro in the Philippines.
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