COMMON BRONZEWING FACTS
The Common Bronzewing is a medium sized pigeon with metallic patches of green, blue and red on the wings. There is a white line above and below the eye. The male has a pale yellowish white forehead and pink breast. Immatures are duller than the adults, and do not have prominent wing patches.
30cm - 36cm
Common Bronzewings are found in most habitat types except barren desert and dense rainforest.
seeds, fruit, plants.
Common Bronzewings build a nest of sticks and twigs in a tree or bush. Two creamy-white eggs are laid. The young are born naked and helpless.
common throughout Australia
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
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Relatives in same Genus
Brush Bronzewing (P. elegans)
Flock Bronzewing (P. histrionica)