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Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Papua New Guinea by Erik Schlogl

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Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Papua New Guinea by 

Victoria Crowned Pigeon (Goura victoria) on Loloata Island, Bootless Bay, Papua New Guinea.

Nikon D300s, AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm at 112mm, RAW image at ISO 400, f/5.3 at 1/320 sec, VR on.

508 views as at October 7th, 2011.

Featured in the RedBubble groups:
The Beauty of Nature
Animals As They Should Be
The Birds
Nature Photography Challenge
Where on Earth is This?
Featured For A Challenge

116 views as at January 27, 2011.


bird, pigeon, animal, wildlife, papua, new guinea, loloata, bootless bay


  • naturelover
    natureloverover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous bird, love it’s ‘crown’ fantastic shot Erik!

  • Thank you – glad you like it!

    – Erik Schlogl

  • Judi Rustage
    Judi Rustageover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Erik. I have never seen one of these birds :)

  • Thanks Judi – I hadn’t seen a bird like this before, either.

    – Erik Schlogl

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethover 3 years ago

    beauutiful bird!! good angle.

  • Thanks Lisa!

    – Erik Schlogl

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 3 years ago

  • PBWright
    PBWrightover 3 years ago

    Wow! What a gorgeous and unusual bird! Great catch.

  • Thank you!

    – Erik Schlogl

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature!

    – Erik Schlogl

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithover 3 years ago

    Magic shot in quite difficult lighting conditions, well done.

  • Thanks Garth!

    – Erik Schlogl

  • Josie Eldred
    Josie Eldredover 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature!

    – Erik Schlogl

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature, great WORK and well earned.

  • Thanks Andrea!

    – Erik Schlogl

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