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Nicobar pigeon

Tropics·Bird

These birds are nomadic and travel from island to island in flocks. While they usually wander the forest floor, they are powerful fliers and travel quickly. The Nicobar pigeon might be the closest living relative to the now extinct dodo bird

  • Conservation StatusNear Threatened
  • Life span8-15 years
  • Body size15.7 in.
  • Native habitat Forests and shrublands of the Indian Andamans to the Solomons and New Guinea
  • DietSeeds, fruit, buds, insects
Cinereous finch Crested wood partridge

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