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Crested Pigeon

Ocyphaps lophotes

Crested pigeons make a distinct whistling sound when startled into flight but with noisy wings, not voices. Each wing has a modified feather which produces the unique high-pitched sound. Identical in appearance, males and females share parental duties. They take turns sitting on the eggs and both feed the chicks, called squabs, crop milk.


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Least Concern

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