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Spinifex Pigeon (Geophaps plumifera) Karijini National Park, WA. Jul 28, 2015. Australia,Geophaps plumifera,Geotagged,Spinifex Pigeon,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Spinifex Pigeon (Geophaps plumifera)

Karijini National Park, WA. Jul 28, 2015.

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  1. Ridiculously beautiful! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Yup, my favorite Columbid, bar none (until I finally see a Victoria pigeon in the wild...) Posted 3 years ago
      1. It's subjective, but I find this species more beautiful and strange compared to the Victoria. Posted 3 years ago
        1. I guess I'll just have to see it in the wild so that I can properly compare the 2! Posted 3 years ago
          1. Could not agree more :) Posted 3 years ago

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The Spinifex Pigeon is a bird found in Australia.

There are only two Australian pigeon species with an erect crest: the Spinifex Pigeon and the Crested Pigeon. The Spinifex Pigeon is the smaller of the two, measuring between 20 to 24 centimetres . There are three races; the White-bellied Spinifex Pigeon, ''Geophaps plumifera plumifera'', which is found in the arid areas of northwestern and northern Australia, ''Geophaps plumifera leucogaster'' with a variable extent of white on the belly,.. more

Similar species: Pigeons And Doves
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jul 31, 2016. Captured Jul 28, 2015 16:26 in Banjima Dr, Karijini WA 6751, Australia.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/8.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm