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brush bronzewing (Phaps elegans)
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brush bronzewing (Phaps elegans)

Brush bronzewing pigeon, Phaps elegans, standing upon it's semi-completed nest which was just a few feet above the ground in the crown of a treefern.
Author Benjamint444

The brush bronzewing (Phaps elegans) is a species of bird in the pigeon family, Columbidae. It is endemic to Australia, with two biogeographically distinct subspecies. The brush bronzewing is similar in size and shape to the closely related common bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera), however it's shorter and stockier in appearance. The brush bronzewing is endemic to Australia, found in the South-West and South-East of the mainland with populations in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and also Tasmania.
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Phaps
Species: Phaps elegans (Temminck, 1810)

Scientific Name: Phaps elegans (Temminck, 1809)
Common Names: Brush Bronzewing, Brown Bronzewing
French: Colombine élégante German: Buschtaube Spanish: Paloma bronce elegante
Taxonomy: Columba Elegans Temminck, 1810, D’Entrecasteaux Channel, south Tasmania.

Brush bronzewing
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