Crested Pigeon #2

The Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) is a native of Australia, and is common throughout the mainland. It builds a nest of twigs, placed in a tree or dense bush. Both sexes share the incubation of the eggs, and both care for the young.

The images below were taken along the waterfront of Hobsons Bay.

Crested Pigeon

Crested Pigeon

Crested Pigeon #2

Crested Pigeon #2

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Crested Pigeon

The Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) is a native Australian bird with a body length up to 35 centimetres. They are omnivores and will be found in open grasslands, woodlands and parks. They are not considered endangered and will be found in most areas of Australia, particularly in towns situated in grain crop areas.

Crested Pigeons at Jawbone Fauna and Flora Reserve.

Crested Pigeons at Jawbone Fauna and Flora Reserve.

Crested Pigeons are easily recognisable by the long, slender upright black crest.

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