The Pied Imperial-Pigeon is a white pigeon with black outer wings and top of tail. It has and black bars on the underside of its tail. The eye is black and bill is yellow.
Torresian Imperial Pigeon, Torres Strait Pigeon, White Nutmeg-Pigeon, Nutmeg Pigeon, Australian Pied Imperial-Pigeon
rainforest, woodland, mangroves.
The nest is a platform of twigs built in a tree. It nests in colonies in mangroves or forest, usually on islands.
The Pied Imperial-Pigeon is found in Asia including the Philippines and New Guinea. It is found in northern Australia in north eastern Western Australia, the Top End of the Northern Territory, Cape York Peninsula, Torres Strait islands and along the north east Queensland coast
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
Elegant Imperial-Pigeon (D. concinna)
Collared Imperial-Pigeon (D. mullerii)