Southern Crowned Pigeon walking through vegetation along riverbank. One of a group of four.

Southern Crowned Pigeon
Southern Crowned Pigeon walking through vegetation along riverbank. One of a group of four.
Species: Sclater's Crowned-pigeon   Goura sclaterii
Author: Philippe Verbelen
Added to IBC: 28 Oct 2014 - 22:38
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Picture taken from a small canoo. The birds were walking through dense vegetation along the riverbank, seemingly undisturbed by my presence. The problem was that I only had a 400mm lens at hand...

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Philippe Verbelen, IBC1070691. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1070691.

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Philippe Verbelen, IBC1070691. Photo of Sclater's Crowned-pigeon Goura sclaterii at Kali Muyu River, New Guinea. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1070691.

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