Re: Crested Pigeon Flocks

Subject: Re: Crested Pigeon Flocks
From: Atriplex <>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 1998 14:08:36 -0800
> Also, what ecological impact do they have ? There is some overlap in
> their feeding with our uncommon Common Bronzewings but I guess they
> compete mainly with Spotted Turtle Doves and Eastern Rosellas,
> especially on sown grass and other seeds on golf courses.

Crested Pigeons are common hereabouts (S.Aus Riverland). They co-exist
with Common (reasonably) Bronzewings, Peaceful Doves, occasional Diamond
Doves and a fair range and abundance of parrots and cockatoos. All seem
to be doing OK.
Regards, Anne
Anne & Roger A. Green, Atriplex Services, Morgan, Sth.Australia
Environmental Consultants & Native Plant Nursery.

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