Red-bellied Plumed Dove
Geophaps ferruginea

AKA: Red Plumed Pigeon, Red Crested Quail Dove, Spinifex Pigeon, Plumed Pigeon, Crested Ground Dove, Plumed Ground Dove, Plumed Rock Pigeon

Description: (Gould 1865) Length: 205 mm.

Voice: (link takes you to the ANWC web & the call of the Spinefix Pigeons)

Nesting: Clutch is 2 white or creamy white eggs, incubation 16-18days; young leave the nest within 6-8 days, with the parents following their young & brood them wherever they stop. In captivity the juveniles should be removed from the parents within 3 weeks to prevent parent aggression. Parents are easily disturbed from the nest by nest inspections in captivity.