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Caloenas nicobarica

Found in south-east Asia, particularly on the Nicobar Islands, New Guinea and as far north as the Philippines

Coloration is dark green iridescent, with a short white tail, display plumage of the neck is green with coppery and greenish-blue overtones. The bill is black, the legs are red and the iris is white in adult females, but brown in sub-adults and males.

Habitat: Forests
Diet: Seeds, berries, and insects
Status: Near threatened
Approximate Dimensions of Adult: Length: 16 inches
Weight: 1 pound
Lifespan: Up to 15 years.
Reproduction & Offspring: Two eggs in each clutch, elliptical in shape and white, with a faint bluish tinge. Male and female share incubating duties for about 2 ½ weeks.


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