Gregarious bird, lives in flocks and breeds in loose groups in small areas. Fly in closely packed flocks.
Grassland Wetlands, floodplains; grassy plains: saltbush; spinifex; open mulga.
Often colonial. Breeds soon after wet season. 2 eggs, glossy white or cream. Incubation 16 days, male alternating with female by day and night. First young leaves at 7 days.
Herbivore, seeds of grass and herbage.
|| Flock Bronzewing, Flock Pigeon
|| Phaps histrionica
|| Near Threatened
|| 280 - 305 mm.
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