Scheepmaker's crowned pigeon

Scheepmaker's crowned pigeon

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Goura scheepmakeri

Scheepmaker's crowned pigeon is a large, terrestrial pigeon confined to the lowland forests of south eastern New Guinea. It has a bluish-grey plumage with elaborate blue lacy crests, red iris and very deep maroon breast. Both sexes have a similar appearance. It is on average 70 cm long and weighs 2,250 grams, making this the second largest living pigeon species behind the Victoria crowned pigeon.

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References

1. Scheepmaker's crowned pigeon Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scheepmaker's_crowned_pigeon
2. Scheepmaker's crowned pigeon on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/45014473/95138699

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