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Crested pigeon - Ocyphaps lophotes A male putting on a courtship dance for the female on the forest floor ,watching him.  Australia,Crested pigeon,Eamw birds,Geotagged,Ocyphaps lophotes,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Crested pigeon - Ocyphaps lophotes

A male putting on a courtship dance for the female on the forest floor ,watching him.

    comments (3)

  1. Wow! He's gorgeous! Posted 13 days ago
    1. Not sure if the female knows. Posted 12 days ago
      1. Haha! Posted 11 days ago

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The crested pigeon is a bird found widely throughout mainland Australia except for the far northern tropical areas. Only two Australian pigeon species possess an erect crest, the crested pigeon and the spinifex pigeon. The crested pigeon is the larger of the two species.

Similar species: Pigeons And Doves
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Jun 9, 2021. Captured Nov 23, 2015 08:08 in 6 Ridge St, Willunga South SA 5172, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/664s
  • ISO800
  • 500mm