Nicobar Pigeon

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Nicobar Pigeon

Caloenas nicobarica
These pigeons nest in large colonies on small outlying islets. They must make daily flights to larger islands to feed in the dense scrub. Pigeons have a unique development of their crop which produces a milky substance to feed the young.
Fact file:

Nest: A lose structure of twigs in a bush or tree

Diet: Fruit and seeds

Current Range: From Nicobar Islands through Indonesia to the Solomon Islands