Pigeons and Doves

Rock Dove

Columba livia
Common breeding resident.

White-headed Pigeon

Columba leucomela
Rare vagrant in our area.

Spotted Dove

Streptopelia chinesis
Escapee or released; one breeding attempt reported from the ACT. Established breeding population in Queanbeyan, NSW.

Common Bronzewing

Phaps chalcoptera
Widely distributed uncommon breeding species.

Brush Bronzewing

Phaps elegans
Rare resident in restricted habitat; probably breeds here.

Crested Pigeon

Ocyphaps lophotes
Common breeding species well distributed about Canberra and its environs.

Diamond Dove

Geopelia cuneata
It is likely that we have a mixture of released and escaped cage birds, plus occasionally wild birds. Therefore it is regarded as a rare visitor to our area.

Peaceful Dove

Geopelia striata
Rare non-breeding resident in the ACT.

Bar-shouldered Dove

Geopelia humeralis
Rare non-breeding visitor.

Wonga Pigeon

Leucosarcia picata
Common widespread species in the ranges, in relatively small numbers. Breeding resident.

Superb Fruit-Dove

Ptilinopus superbus

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Rare non-breeding vagrant.