White-bellied Plumed Dove
Geophaps plumifera

ŠJohn Pire

Description: Length 205 mm.

Nesting: Clutch is 2 white or cream 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 flight within 3 weeks to prevent parent aggression. Parents are easily disturbed from the nest by nest inspections in captivity.