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The Rose-crowned Fruit-dove Ptilinopus regina is another fruit eating pigeon (around 25cm in length) from the sub-tropical and dry rainforests of eastern Australia. Impacted by habitat destruction, this species like other rainforest inhabitants, has declined in recent decades to the point it is now listed under the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995.

Photographer: Steve Sass.
Camera: Canon EOS500D, 500mm fl
Location: north of Sydney, NSW, Australia.

EnviroKey is a specialist ecological consultancy that undertakes surveys, planning, assessment, research and education programs across Australia.

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rainforest, endangered, pigeon, wildlife, fauna, ecology, avifauna, biodiversity, rose, australia

Comments

  • EarthGipsy
    EarthGipsyalmost 4 years ago

    That is one beautiful bird.

  • They sure are! Thanks for the comment. Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • Elaine Short
    Elaine Shortalmost 4 years ago

    Awesome detail:)

  • Thanks Elaine, Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray

    – EnviroKey

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosalmost 4 years ago

    I’ve never seen one before Steve…how gorgeous is he/she!! *-)

  • unbelievably actually! Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    Steve, this is such a beautiful bird and so well captured!

  • Thanks Trish, Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...almost 4 years ago

    beautiful!

  • Thanks Edyta

    – EnviroKey

  • Ginger  Barritt
    Ginger Barrittalmost 4 years ago

    Makes my heart sing…..Gorgeous…

  • Thanks Ginger.

    – EnviroKey

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 4 years ago

    What a beauty, I have not seen one of these before

  • They sure are, glad to have obliged………………..Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • Redpopy
    Redpopyalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot!

  • Thanks Redpopy, Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • bowenite
    bowenitealmost 4 years ago

    What a beautiful bird beautifully captured. Cheers Gordon.

  • Thanks Gordon, very much appreciate your comments, Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

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