03 April, 2011

Nicobar Pigeon

Scientific Name: Caloenas nicobarica

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Near Threatened status

Range / Habitat: Lowland forest, shrubland, mangrove on Southeast Asian islands, but also on mainland India and nearby areas.

Field Notes: Large pigeon with dramatic plumage as above.

Personal Notes: Seen at Minnesota Zoo and Disney's Animal Kingdom

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