Wompoo Fruit Dove
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Wompoo Fruit-Dove is identified by its large size, rich purple throat, chest and upper belly, and yellow lower belly. It has mostly green underparts, with a paler grey head and a conspicuous yellow wing-bar. It is perhaps the most beautiful of all the doves found in Australia, and both sexes are similar in plumage. Birds from the north are smaller (35 - 45 cm) than those in the south (up to 50 cm). The call is a deep resonant "wollack-a-woo" and, occasionally, a more abrupt "boo". Young Wompoos are duller and greener than the adults. |
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A gerat capture again from your Bird Collection. All details are very crisp, clear and sharp. Colours are amazing. TFS
With my best wishes and regards.
Hello, beautifull dove with amazing colors.
I love your POV and compo.
- [2006-09-04 3:57]
What an amazing plumage on this exotic pigeon, Biswarup.
The colors are so rich. I love his green feet.
Interesting and unusual slanted POV of the bird on the branch.
Another great shot for your collection. TFS. : )
- [2006-09-04 4:28]
This is a very strange species to me. I like the unusual POV of this capture. I find the colors also very interesting. TFS.