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White-headed Pigeon Columba leucomela

Described by: Temminck (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Baldy Pigeon, Bally Pigeon, Cook Pigeon, White-headed Fruit-Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): Columba norfolciensis


Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Nov 11, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Jan, 2004 © Tom Tarrant  Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Jan, 2004 © Tom Tarrant  Mt. Lewis, Julatten, Queensland, Australia - 1984 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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E. Australia;
Queensland (Samsonvale, Julatten (Mt. Lewis), Cairns Botanical Gardens, Mount Spec National Park) s. from Cooktown to the highlands (Atherton Tablelands) and coastal regions n. of the Hunter River and New South Wales (Narooma, Lamington National Park near Brisbane, Mount Glorious and Bunya Mountains National Park).


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


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