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BROWN CUCKOO-DOVE: Macropygia amboinensis 40 cm

  • In Australia the Brown Cuckoo-Dove is an abundant resident of rainforests.

  • It is most numerous around forest edges, where shrubby pioneer trees provide reliable food sources. 

  • It eats mainly small fruits, of plants including Bleeding Heart, Celerywood and Wild Tobacco.

  • The name cuckoo-dove refers to the elegant, long-tailed shape of this and related species.

  • Brown Cuckoo-Doves are seen most days feeding on the lower branches of trees in   the rainforest clearing at Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge .


Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges
Lake Eacham, Atherton Tablelands
Tropical North Queensland, Australia.
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