Rose-crowned Fruit Dove
Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide
ROSE-CROWNED FRUIT-DOVE: Ptilinopus regina
- The male crown is a rose colour, while the rest of its head and breast are blue with white spots.
- Female is a more duller colour, with their crown being a more paler rose-pink, with a more yellow throat.
- It inhabits rainforests, monsoon and paperbark forests, fruit trees, eucalypt woodlands and vine groves.
- Usually seen in pairs, or in small groups about a food source.
- Call is a 'woo-hoo' repeated, becoming faster and ending in a rapid 'hoo-hoo-hoo'.
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