RAMERON PIGEON (Columba arquatrix) - a resident breeding bird in much of eastern and southern Africa from Cameroon and Ethiopia to the Cape. It consumes mostly fruits and berries taken from the canopies, and to a lesser extend, fallen fruits, seeds, insects and caterpillars picked from the ground. It is monogamous and will seek another mate only if the first one dies.  The male has a display consisting of deep bows, & a display flight which consists of a climb, wingclapping, & a slow glide…

RAMERON PIGEON (Columba arquatrix) - a resident breeding bird in much of eastern and southern Africa from Cameroon and Ethiopia to the Cape. It consumes mostly fruits and berries taken from the canopies, and to a lesser extend, fallen fruits, seeds, insects and caterpillars picked from the ground. It is monogamous and will seek another mate only if the first one dies. The male has a display consisting of deep bows, & a display flight which consists of a climb, wingclapping, & a slow glide…

Madagascar Blue-Pigeon (Alectroenas madagascariensis) Aves magníficas. - Comunidade - Google+

Madagascar Blue-Pigeon (Alectroenas madagascariensis) Aves magníficas. - Comunidade - Google+

Speckled Mousebird, Colius striatus by ArranET on Flickr.  These two speckled mousebirds were eating their lunch when I captured this image inside of Oregon Zoo’s Howard Vollum Aviary. According to Wikipedia speckled mousebirds are a common to areas of Africa, “distributed from Cameroon east to Eritrea and Ethiopia, south through eastern Africa to southern South Africa.” They are much like the sparrow is in North America. They occupy a wide range of habitat, from dry desert to w

Speckled Mousebird, Colius striatus by ArranET on Flickr. These two speckled mousebirds were eating their lunch when I captured this image inside of Oregon Zoo’s Howard Vollum Aviary. According to Wikipedia speckled mousebirds are a common to areas of Africa, “distributed from Cameroon east to Eritrea and Ethiopia, south through eastern Africa to southern South Africa.” They are much like the sparrow is in North America. They occupy a wide range of habitat, from dry desert to w

African lemon dove (Aplopelia larvata) This species is patchily distributed across eastern and southern Africa, from Sudan and Ethiopia down to South Africa.

African lemon dove (Aplopelia larvata) This species is patchily distributed across eastern and southern Africa, from Sudan and Ethiopia down to South Africa.

A nesting White-bibbed Fruit-Dove in the Wandammen Mts. of New Guinea (right, a fine shot by Will Betz). White-bibbed Fruit-Dove has five subspecies, some with all-white "bibs" and other, like this one of race bellus, with a bright yellow crescent within the "bib."

A nesting White-bibbed Fruit-Dove in the Wandammen Mts. of New Guinea (right, a fine shot by Will Betz). White-bibbed Fruit-Dove has five subspecies, some with all-white "bibs" and other, like this one of race bellus, with a bright yellow crescent within the "bib."

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