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Wonga pigeon

Tropics·Bird

The identifying feature of the wonga pigeon is the “v” shaped marking on its chest. The white “v” against the blue-grey chest feathers makes for a striking contrast. Both males and females have this mark, although juvenile pigeons have a less distinct “v.”

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life spanup to 16 years
  • Body size15.2-16 in. long
  • Native habitat Forests and shrublands of eastern Australia
  • DietFruits, berries, seeds, and insects
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