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  • Common Bonzewing

    Description The common bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera) is a species of medium-sized, heavily built pigeon.[2] Native to Australia and one of the country’s most common pigeons, the common bronzewing is able to live in almost any habitat, with the possible exception of very barren areas and dense rainforests.[3] Males of the species have pale-yellow to yellow-white […]

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  • Spotted Dove

    Description The spotted dove (Spilopelia chinensis) is a small and somewhat long-tailed pigeon which is a common resident breeding bird across its native range on the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The species has been introduced into many parts of the world and feral populations have become established. This species was formerly included in the […]

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  • Crested Pigeon

    Description The length of the crested pigeon varies from 30 to 34 centimetres (12 to 13.6¬†inches). Colouration is grey with tinges of brown and green. It has a¬†feathered but slender, black spike on top of the head. They run with the crest erect. The periorbital skin is bright orange. Wings have black stripes and are […]

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