Pink Pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) - HBW 4, p. 132
French: Pigeon rose
Spanish: Paloma de Mauricio
Other common names: Chestnut-tailed/Mauritius Pigeon
Taxonomy: Columba Mayeri Prévost, 1843, Mauritius.
Sometimes placed in the genus Columba; however, behavioural studies suggest affinities with Streptopelia, and true taxonomic relationships uncertain. Monotypic.
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Captive breeding pair at Durrell Wildlife Trust in Jersey, UK. Locality Jersey, Channel Islands, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Lamont 1 July 2013 1 year ago 48 sec 4.3
A perched adult looking around, then flying away Locality Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park, Somerset, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 23 April 2007 6 years ago 32 sec 4.3
An adult on a perch then flying away Locality Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park, Somerset, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 23 April 2007 6 years ago 28 sec 4.1
perched and calling Locality Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford, Oxfordshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Joe Angseesing 21 August 2013 4 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 23 sec 3.4
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Bird perched on a branch,colored ring as part of a project
Dubi Shapiro 24 December 2010 3 years ago 4.5
An adult bird perched in a tree.
Locality Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius (Monotypic species)
John C. Mittermeier 27 December 2010 46 weeks ago 4.3
A chick on hand.
Locality Ile Aux Aigrettes, Mauritius (Monotypic species)
John C. Mittermeier 29 December 2010 46 weeks ago 4
Presumed female as a male came in and began bowing display to her
Locality Bel Ombre, Mauritius (Monotypic species)
Phil Gregory 4 December 2013 1 year ago 4
Locality Antwerp Zoo, Antwerp Province, Belgium
john breugelmans 29 August 2013 1 year ago 4
Adult bird perched on a branch.
Locality Antwerp Zoo, Antwerp Province, Belgium (Monotypic species)
Tomasz Doroń 29 June 2009 5 years ago 4