Marianas Fruit Dove

This endangered bird lives on the Northern Mariana islands in the Pacific Ocean.

  • Scientific Name: Ptilinopus roseicapilla
  • Range: Primary and secondary forests of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Status in the Wild: Endangered
  • Location in the Zoo: Tropical Bird House
  • Cool Animal Fact: One of the major threats to this species is the introduced brown tree snake. Houston Zoo staff are working to help save this bird in the wild!