A Victoria Crowned Pigeon
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Location: MS US
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Taken at the Birmingham Zoo AL.The Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Goura victoria, is a large, approximately 74cm (29 in) long and weighing up to 2.5 kg (5.5 lb), bluish-grey pigeon with elegant blue lace-like crests, maroon breast and red iris. The bird may be easily recognized by the unique white tips on its crests.(from Wipedia)
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Keywords: A Victoria Crowned Pigeon
Camera: D 300
Lens and Filters: vr 70-300
Film and/or ISO: 200
Location: Birmingham AL
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Location: Miramar FL US
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Sun 21-June-2009 07:54 Rating: 10 

Beautiful bird and great shot.

Location: MS US
Posts: 5
Wed 24-June-2009 07:13

Thanks...I thought this bird was related to the Peacock family, but when I looked him up, he was a Pigeon.