Cuckoo dove

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(Zool.) a long-tailed pigeon of the genus Macropygia. Many species inhabit the East Indies.

See also: Cuckoo

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This is Saga 'Enge, whose members regard the 'owa or Cuckoo-dove (Macropygia spp.) as a totem, and who would therefore incur itching sores or risk extinction should they catch, kill, or consume this bird (Forth 2004:104, 140).
the cuckoo-doves in the genera Macropygia and Reinwardtoena, the pintailed green-pigeons of the genus Treron and the diminutive Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis) of Africa.
fruits, the host of Dacus cacuminatus Hering (Diptera: Tephritidae) was consumed by brown pigeons, Macropygia phasianella (Temminck).
Genus: Treron, Columba (pigeons); Macropygia, Streptopelia (doves).
Mountain Imperial Pigeon Ducula badia Ruddy Cuckoo-dove Macropygia emiliana Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis ?