Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Brush Bronzewing

Brush Bronzewing Phaps elegans

Described by: Temminck (1809)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia - Feb, 2003 © Tom Tarrant 
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Sw. and se. Australia;
Two populations;
(1) Sw. Western Australia (Dryandra State Forest) from Houtman Abrolhos Is., Dongara, and Geraldton area se. to Esperance Bay in the vicinity of Point Culver.
(2) E. and se. Australia from Fraser Is., Queensland (Cooloola National Park) s. along coast through New South Wales (Nadgee National Park) and Victoria (Great Ocean Road) to sc. South Australia (Eyre Peninsula, Coffin Bay National Park, Innes National Park and Kangaroo Is.) and Tasmania (Maria Island National Park, Bruny Is.).


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


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