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    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 down.

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