The ‘Victoria Crowned Pigeon’ Is One Of The Most Beautiful Birds Ever And Can Grow To The Size Of A Turkey

Humans indeed have the tendency to be attracted towards the beauty, nature and its flawless ways has never failed to show us how beautiful it is part of nature and experience our life. Through beauty nature gently touches our soul. Mountains, trees, oceans, animals and even the tiny insect is a valuable expression of Mother Nature and each of them has its own ways of touching our souls. When admiring the pleasance of nature our concerns are fetched by a significantly large, bluish-grey pigeon with elegant blue lace-like crests, maroon breast, and red irises, this astonishing blue pigeon is known as The Victoria crown pigeon.


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These blue pigeons reside native to lowland and swamp forests of northern New Guinea and surrounding islands. They usually travel in pairs or small parties as they search for food. They walk with an unhurried gait along the forest floor.

These pigeons are known to be ground birds when disturbed, they fly straight up into the canopy or a large horizontal branch of a large forest tree. After being disturbed, they may remain on their perch for a considerable time engaging in contact calls and flicking their tails.

Unfortunately, just like most animals, these beautiful creatures are widely hunted for their meat and feathers and also their habitats are destroyed by deforestation due to this, these rare blue pigeons are considered to be nearly threatened.

Most animals have a unique expression when they are young so does the Victorian crown pigeon

Through mesmerizing red iris, they glance right into our soul.

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