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Common Bronzewing

Phaps chalcoptera

Notes:

I have spotted this bird in Healesville. Feather reflects sunlight in variety of colours (see picture).

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Common Bronzewing
Phaps chalcoptera Common Bronzewing


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1 Comment

lori.tas
lori.tas 7 years ago

These are such beautiful birds, and somewhat heavy bodied for a pigeon. We have a family that lives in our bush, and they really make a distinctive whooshing sound with their wings when they take off.

RBhupi
Spotted by
RBhupi

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 20, 2012
Submitted on Feb 10, 2013

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