Peaceful Dove
Ellura
Crested Pigeon
 
    
Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Doves and Pigeons (Columbiformes)
Family: Dove and Pigeon (Columbidae)
Species: Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes)
Other name: Topknot Pigeon

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
Timid, white and grey.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Oct-2011
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)