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Spinifex Pigeon Geophaps plumifera

Described by: Gould (1842)
Alternate common name(s): White-bellied Plumed Pigeon, Red-plumed Pigeon, Plumed Pigeon, Western Plumed-Pigeon, Red-bellied Plumed-Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): Petrophassa plumifera, Lophophaps plumifera


Ormiston Gorge, Northern Territory, Australia - 1980 © Hans&Judy Beste  Boulia, Queensland, Australia - 2003 © Hans&Judy Beste  Ormiston Gorge, Northern Territory, Australia - 1980 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Sep, 2002 © Jean-Philippe Paris  West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, Australia - Jul 19, 2002 © James Ownby 
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Interior of n. Australia;
Fragmented and gerrimandered distribution;
(1) Nw. Australia (Kimberleys, Cape Range National Park).
(2) N. Western Australia (Wyndham, Gibb River Road) to ex. sw. Northern Territory.
(3) N. Western Australia (Derby District). Eighty Mile Beach s. to Gascoyne River and upper Murchison River.
(4) N. Western Australia (upper Fitzroy River).
(5) S. and e. Northern Territory (Ormiston Gorge National Park w. of Alice Springs, Borolooloa, West MacDonnell National Park, and Cape Crawford in the Gulf Country), ex. n. South Australia to cw. and ne. Queensland (interior of Cape York Peninsula and Boulia s. to Longreach) and ex. nw. New South Wales.


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


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