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Goura scheepmakeri (Southern Crowned Pigeon)

Wikipedia Abstract

The southern crowned pigeon (Goura scheepmakeri) is a large, terrestrial pigeon confined to southern lowland forests of New Guinea. It has a bluish-grey plumage with elaborate blue lacy crests, red iris and very deep maroon breast. Both sexes have a similar appearance. It is on average 70 cm (28 in) long and weighs 2,250 grams (5 lbs). This species was first discovered new to science by Otto Finsch who found a live bird received from the dealer C. Scheepmaker in Amsterdam Zoo and named it after him.
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Goura scheepmakeri scheepmakeri (Maroon-breasted crowned pigeon)
Goura scheepmakeri sclaterii (Sclater's Crowned-pigeon) (Attributes)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.8322
EDGE Score: 4.0133


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [1]  50 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [1]  40 %
Forages - Ground [1]  100 %

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Al Bustan Zoological Center
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Blackbrook Zoological Park
CERZA Centre d'Etude Rech Zool Augeronsclaterii
City of Belfast Zoosclaterii
Cologne Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Jesperhus Blomsterparksclaterii
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASAsclaterii
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes
Mulhouse Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Ragunan Zoological Park
Rotterdam Zoo
Stichting Nederlands Opvang Papegaaien
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Umgeni River Bird Park
Zoo Dortmund
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaiasclaterii
Zoological Center Tel Aviv - Ramat Gan
Zoologicka zahrada Bojnice
Zoologicka zahrada Liberec
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
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