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Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata   - Adult
Western Crowned Pigeon
Photographer : © Alex Vargas
Location :Lorenz NP, Papua, Indonesia
Date : 28 October 2006
English synonyms:Western Crowned-Pigeon, Western-crowned Pigeon, Blue Crowned Pigeon, Blue Crowned-Pigeon, Blue-crowned Pigeon, Common Crowned Pigeon, Common Crowned-Pigeon, Masked Crowned Pigeon, Masked Crowned-Pigeon, Grey Crowned Pigeon, Grey Crowned-Pigeon, Blue Goura, Grey Goura, Mambruk
Bird Family :Columbidae - Pigeons & Doves
Bird Group :COLUMBIFORMES
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :I spent 22 days in the islands of Flores and New Guinea (only visited Indonesian Papua). This huge bird was found in the lowlands after a 3-day walk into Lorenz. 11 am... in a gap of the forest floor. - AV
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