Wompoo fruit dove


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The wompoo fruit dove (Ptilinopus magnificus), also known as wompoo pigeon, is one of the larger fruit doves native to New Guinea and Australia.

This dove measures up to 35 to 45 cm (14 to 18 in), but are generally far smaller in northern regions. It has purple plumage around its neck, chest and upper belly. Its lower belly is yellow and it has green underparts. The sexes are similar and the juveniles have a duller and greener plumage compared to adults. Notwithstanding their bright plumage, they are hard to see amongst the forest canopy, thanks to their unobtrusive, quiet habits. Their call sounds like wollack-wa-hoo and often sounds very human. source

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  1. David de Figueiredo. says:

    I am crazy guy . Crazy abiut the out doors and all connected
    with nature.

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