Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Western Crowned-Pigeon

Western Crowned-Pigeon Goura cristata

Described by: Pallas (1764)
Alternate common name(s): Western Crowned Pigeon, Blue Crowned-Pigeon, Common Crowned-Pigeon, Masked Crowned-Pigeon, Gray Crowned-Pigeon, Grey Crowned-Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kuala Lumpur Zoo, Malaysia - Sep, 2001 © Manfred Braun 
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W. New Guinea;
(1) Nw. New Guinea from the Vogelkop e. to Etna Bay and the Siriwo River.
(2) W. Papuan Is. (Misool Is., Salawati Is., Batanta Is. and Waigeo Is.).
Probably introduced to the s. Moluccas on Seram Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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