NICOBAR PIGEON

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Caloenas nicobarica

HABITAT:  Mangrove and lowland forests of the Pacific islands from the Nicobar Islands to new Guinea and the Solomons.

CONSERVATION STATUS:  Near Threatened

FUN FACT:  Nicobar pigeons are very nomadic.  They travel between many small off-shore islands to feed, sometimes reaching larger islands or the mainland.  Their flight is swift and powerful, and they can fly long distances without resting.

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