Occupies most of tropical and subtropical coastal Australia. Inhabits open eucalypt forest, scrubby coastal and streamside vegetation, mangroves, pandanus, Melaleuca swamps, gardens & parks. Feeds on the ground on seeds, small fallenfruits and other plant material.
The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al
|Classifications:||Bird, forest and grassland|
|Family:||Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)|
|Information sources:||Photo taken at Cape Hillsbourough by Marlis Schoeb|