A tiny fruit dove of lowland and foothill rainforest. Mainly green with bright yellow vent. Male has a distinctive purple mark across the chest and a pale crescent above the shoulder. Often found in pairs and sometimes mixing with other fruit-dove species. Feeds on fruit and also nectar. Similar to female Claret-breasted and White-breasted Fruit-Doves, but Dwarf Fruit-Dove is smaller and has yellow edging to the wing feathers. Call, a distinctive falling and rising, “oh-wah!” repeated several times.