The Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) is a bird found widely throughout mainland Australia. It is the only member of the genus Ocyphaps.
Its name comes from the slender feathered black spike on top of the head.
This one landed on my balcony, looking for food and water.
Australian Native Birds – Jan 2011
Animal & Wild Bird Photography – Aug 2011
This & That – Oct 2011
The World As We See It – Oct 2011
Pigeons and Doves – Jul 2012
116 views at 7/8/11