Wonga Pigeon Leucosarcia melanoleuca
Wonga Pigeon, Mallacoota, Victoria, Australia, April 2006 - click for larger image Australia
March / April 2006

The Wonga Pigeon is distributed in eastern Australia from Mackay, Queensland to west Gippsland, Victoria. It is found in forest, woodland and some scrublands.

Wonga Pigeon, Murramarang NP, NSW, Australia, March 2006 - click for larger image It is grey with a white forehead and a grey breast with a white double V. The belly is white with bold black spots on the flanks.

It rarely flies and is normally seen on the ground where it eats fallen seeds, fruits and berries.

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