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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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 7 years ago 28 sec 3.7
Captive breeding pair at Durrell Wildlife Trust in Jersey, UK. Locality Jersey, Channel Islands, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Lamont 1 July 2013 2 years ago 48 sec 3.6
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 7 years ago 32 sec 3.6
perched and calling Locality Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford, Oxfordshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Joe Angseesing 21 August 2013 37 weeks ago 23 sec 3.2
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Bird perched on a branch,colored ring as part of a project
Dubi Shapiro 24 December 2010 4 years ago 4.4
An adult bird perched in a tree.
Locality Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius (Monotypic species)
John C. Mittermeier 27 December 2010 1 year ago 4.4
Locality Antwerp Zoo, Antwerp Province, Belgium
john breugelmans 29 August 2013 1 year ago 3.9
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 3.9
Bird perched on a branch
Locality Ile Aux Aigrettes, Mauritius
Yoann Blanchon 8 February 2015 31 weeks ago 3.8
A chick on hand.
Locality Ile Aux Aigrettes, Mauritius (Monotypic species)
John C. Mittermeier 29 December 2010 1 year ago 3.7