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Partridge Pigeon

(Geophaps smithii)
Alternate name(s): "Smith's Partridge Bronze-wing", "Naked-eyed Partridge",
"Bare-eyed (Partridge) Pigeon", "Red-eyed Squatter"
Aboriginal name(s): "manga*"

Size: 25-28 cm
Weight: 150-250 g


Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Partridge Pigeon at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Race "smithii"


Sex unknown

Near-frontal view of a Partridge Pigeon (photo courtesy of H. Mouritsen)
[Kakadu NP, NT, October 2015]

Lateral view of a Partridge Pigeon (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Umbrawarra Gorge NP, NT, January 2020]

Lateral view of a Partridge Pigeon (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Marrakai track, NT, July 2013]

Lateral view of two Partridge Pigeons (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kakadu NP, NT, July 2020]

Dorsal view of a Partridge Pigeon (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Marrakai track, NT, July 2013]

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