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Pigeon / DovePhaps chalcoptera

1 Common Bronzewing

2 images

Phaps chalcoptera at Suppressed - 24 Mar 2018
Phaps chalcoptera at Suppressed - 24 Mar 2018

Identification history

Pigeon / Dove Phaps chalcoptera 28 Mar 2018 ChrisDavey
Pigeon / Dove Phaps chalcoptera 26 Mar 2018 roymcd

Author's notes

At first glance this looks like the 'birds and the bees' but it's actually a large chick almost ready to fledge. (Successfully fledged on 26 March 2018).

1 comment

ChrisDavey wrote:
   28 Mar 2018
I agree, thought it was a pair but then noted the lack of white on the forehead of the younger bird. Chris

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 24 Mar 2018 4:01 PM Recorded on
  • roymcd Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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