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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.)

External References



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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