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A Coat of Many Colours. | by john a d willis
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A Coat of Many Colours.

Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica)

Considered to be the closest living relative to the extinct Dodo. A fairly large pigeon, measuring some 40 cm in length,it lives in & around the Nicobar islands in the eastern Indian Ocean .Their conservation status is considered to be `near threatened`.

This was taken at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust ,Jersey.

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Taken on September 8, 2012