Tag Archive | Pigeon

Victoria Crowned Pigeon

Wandering the forest floor in New Guinea, the Victoria crowned pigeon finds figs, a favorite and other fruit and seeds to eat. Although a ground-dwelling species, this bird is capable of flying into the trees if disturbed. This pigeon is a threatened species partly due to the loss of habitat from logging.

A Fruit Eating Pigeon

In the forests, mangrove swamps and scrublands of Southeast Asia and on the northern coast of Australia, the pied imperial pigeon flourishes on the fruit of ┬átropical trees, shrubs and vines. It builds a stick nest In which it lays a single white egg. Although there were once hunted because they were thought to be […]

The Closest Living Relative of the Extinct DoDo Bird

Living on the small islands and in the coastal regions of southeast Asia, the nicobar pigeon is the only living member related to the now extinct dodo bird. This pigeon travels in flocks from island to island eating fruits, seeds and grains. It seeks islets with few predators to roost at night. This pigeon is […]