They share this group with D. chalconota (Rufescent Imperial pigeon) and B. basilica (Cinnamon-bellied pigeon). Species geographical distribution by countries. Ducula is a genus of bird in the pigeon family Columbidae; these pigeons are very large and are called imperial pigeons.Most imperial pigeon species show contrasting light coloration of the head, neck, and belly with darker back and wings. Contains 4 subgroups of large dark chestnut-bellied pigeons. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. The Chestnut-bellied Imperial-Pigeon is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. It is endemic to Solomon Islands. Identification record : Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon (Ducula brenchleyi) is a bird which belongs to the family of Columbidés and the order of Columbiformes. : Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon Purple-tailed Imperial pigeons are part of the Aenea species-group that is represented by D. aenea, the Green imperial pigeon.The subgroup they reside in is the finschii subgroup. The Chestnut-bellied Imperial-pigeon (Ducula brenchleyi) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. Subspecific information monotypic species. Rufescent is an adjective that means tinged with red or rufous (dull-red). a) The chestnut-bellied imperial pigeon (D. brenchleyi) is the nominate species with the Baker's , Peale's , and New Caledonian imperial pigeons, being allopatric through the Western Pacific islands. Some species are white with black wings and tails, others are shades of pinkish-gray or blue-ish gray with dark green, blue, or brown backs and wings. Foreign names . Merpati Chestnut-bellied Imperial-pigeon – atau juga dikenal sebagai Chestnut-bellied Pigeon, Carpophage de Brenchley, Brenchleyfruchttaube, Dúcula de las Salomón – dengan nama ilmiah Ducula brenchleyi (Gray, 1870), merupakan species yang hidup liar dan natif di Kepulauan Solomon – lihat peta.Species yang dimasukkan ke dalam kelompok PERGAM ini bersifat terestrial, tidak … Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon (Ducula brenchleyi) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.