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Pheasant Pigeons

(Columbidae – Please see also Doves)

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The Pheasant Pigeons (Otidiphaps nobilis ) is native to New Guinea, where it is primarily found in the rainforests found on hilly and lower mountain areas. Although they also inhabit lowland areas. Pheasant Pigeons are highly secretive species feed on seeds and fallen fruits, and nest on the ground below trees and bushes. It usually only lays one egg which is incubated for about 4 weeks before hatching.


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