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Showing Family Columbidae between Cairns and Cape Tribulation

Family Columbidae

Bar-shouldered dove

Bar-shouldered dove
Geopelia humeralis

Bar-shouldered doves are native to Australia and New Guinea and can grow to up to 30cm.

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Brown cuckoo-dove

Brown cuckoo-dove
Macropygia phasianella

Also known as the "brown pigeon", or "pheasant pigeon", Brown cuckoo-doves occur along the east coast and up into the tablelands, all the way from Cape York to the Victorian border.

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Pied imperial pigeon

Pied imperial pigeon
Ducula bicolor

A large, attractive, mostly white pigeon that can be seen between Cairns and Cape Tribulation during the wet season.

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Wompoo fruit dove

Wompoo fruit dove
Ptilinopus magnificus

A large, spectacularly coloured fruit dove found in tropical north Queensland and into New Guinea.

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