Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Crested Pigeon
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
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RangeInterior 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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