Re: [Rosella hybrids

To: "Kiran Krishna" <>
Subject: Re: [Rosella hybrids
From: "Lawrie Conole" <>
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2001 10:46:21 +1100
>   The Crested Pigeons that I have seen around the city sometimes have the
> markings of the feral Blue Rock pigeon. Could this be because of
> interbreeding? Has this been observed/studied before?

Hi Kiran

The Crested Pigeon is allied to the bronzewings, so the colour on the wings
is probably irridescence - looks different in different lights - but is


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