ROSE-CROWNED PIGEON FACTS
The Rose-crowned pigeon is a beautiful small pigeon. It is bright green above with pink crown. The chest is grey and belly is yellow. The female is similar but duller. Immatures are mostly green with yellow on wings and pale underside.
Red-crowned Pigeon, Rose-crowned Fruit Dove
20 - 23cxm
tropical and temperate rainforest, wet eucalypt forest, woodland, scrub, mangroves
seeds, fruit, berries, small insects
nest is sparse platform of twigs high in vine or tree. Lays 1 white oval egg.
coastal north west and east 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
Wompoo Pigeon (P. magnificus)
Purple-crowned Pigeon (P. superbus)