Victoria Crowned Pigeon
Goura victoria

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Range and habitat:
The Victoria crowned pigeon is native to the lowland swamp forests of Northern New Guinea and the surrounding islands

Natural diet:
These birds feed on fruit, figs, seeds and occasional invertebrates such as snails.

Size / weight range:
The Victoria crowned pigen grows to be 29 inches long and can weigh up to 5.5 lbs.

Interesting Fact:
The Victoria crowned pigeon was named for Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. It is a monogamous bird, mating for life. It is currently on the IUCN list for Threatened Species .

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