Topknot pigeon

Also known as the flock pigeon, they are only found along the eastern part of Australia, form Cape York in Queensland to southern New South Wales. They are almost exclusively tree living and feed upon fruit, the native figs being a favourite.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collector Excavator
Stamfordham, Lord
Common Name
topknot pigeon
Simple Name

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COLUMBIDAE: Lopholaimus antarcticus (Shaw):  topknot pigeon