Diurnal, Usually solitary birds, flight is strong, swift and heavy,
Coastal Forest, Wet coastal forests; monsoon forest; frequents all types of regrowth; overgrown clearings.
Photo Galiwinku, NT.
Breeds all year around, but predominantly January to April. Two eggs, cream in colour. Incubation by both sexes - female during the night, male during the day. Incubation period 14-16 days.
Kakadu National Park
Herbivore, Native berries; fruit and seeds.
|| Emerald Dove, Emerald Ground Dove
|| Chalcophaps indica
|| Least Concern
|| 260-280 mm.
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