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Crested Pigeon Geophaps lophotes

Described by: Temminck (1822)
Alternate common name(s): Crested Bronzewing, Crested Dove, Whistle-winged Pigeon, Saddleback Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): Ocyphaps lophotes


Moggill, Queensland, Australia - Dec, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Puckapunyal, Victoria, Australia - Jan 8, 2002 © Greg Badcoe and Melissa Clark  Victoria, Australia - 1977 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Australia - Sep, 2002 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Interior of Australia;
(1) Coastal areas of sw. Western Australia.
Disperses inland in Western Australia.
(2) C. South Australia e. in c. Victoria (Puckapunyal), New South Wales, c. and e. Queensland (Moggill).
Disperses into c. and s. Northern Territory, w. Queensland and nw. New South Wales.
Introduced to Kangaroo Is.


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


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