Pink Pigeon

Its an endangered species of pigeon , Once brought to the brink of extinction by deforestation , the population of the pink pigeon has recovered in resent years due to dedicated conservation efforts.Thanks to Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust , Mauritian Wildlife Foundation  for saving this beautiful bird from extinction

This large pigeon has white face and forehead,a strong bill with a hooked top,and brown wings.It has a soft pink body,but the female and juvenile are duller pink than the male. Its only found in the native forest on the islands of Mauritius

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