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Common Bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera)

…a species of bronzewing pigeon (Phaps spp.) which is endemic to the continent of Australia, where it will occur in a variety of habitats with the exception of dense rainforests. Common bronzewings are often seen near areas of water where they will congregate in larger groups and forage for a  wide variety of seeds, vegetables and other plant matter. 

Classification

Animalia-Chordata-Aves-Columbiformes-Columbidae-Phaps-P. chalcoptera

Image(s): James Niland and JJ Harrison