Spinifex Pigeons

a.k.a. Plumed Pigeon, Gannaway Pigeon

Geophaps plumifera

Spinifex Pigeon male

This bird is found in arid and semi-arid habitats in central and northern Australia. They are often found in areas with extreme fluctuations in temperature and aridity.

This is a ground-nesting species. Two eggs are laid and incubated by the parents for 16-18 days.


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