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Victoria Crowned Pigeon

Goura victoria

Description:

Its name commemorates the British monarch Queen Victoria.

Habitat:

They are distributed in the lowland and swamp forests of northern New Guinea and surrounding islands. It usually occurs on areas that were former alluvial plains, including sago forests.

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9 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Wonderful photo.. not wild I guess if it's natural home is PNG :)

JoydeepPal
JoydeepPal 6 years ago

Thanks all. It was rather posing to my camera lens :) and yes, in chester zoo

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 6 years ago

amazing!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 years ago

Got the right angle. Great!

dotun55
dotun55 6 years ago

Magnificent. Great animal portrait!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

Lovely. Where did you spot it? Is it in Chester zoo?

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Beauty

JoydeepPal
JoydeepPal 6 years ago

Thanks Ashley :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

I have removed your ID suggestion from this photo. That function is to use on others' spottings, not your own :)

JoydeepPal
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JoydeepPal

Chester, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 27, 2015
Submitted on May 27, 2015

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