Victoria Crowned Pigeon
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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
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.
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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