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  Green-winged Pigeon (Chalcophaps indica)





Green-winged Pigeon | Chalcophaps indica photo
Green-winged Pigeon (Emerald Dove) photographed at Australia Zoo, Sunshine Coast

Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.



GREEN-WINGED PIGEON FACTS

Description
The Green-winged Pigeon is a small brown pigeon with green wings. The male has a white patch on shoulder.

Other Names
Emerald Dove

Size
24 cm

Habitat
rainforest, wet eucalypt forest

Food
seeds, fruit, berries, small insects

Breeding
nest is sparse platform of twigs in shrub, vine or tree. 2 white oval eggs



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Columbiformes
Family:Columbidae
Genus:Chalcophaps
Species:indica
Common Name:Green-winged Pigeon