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Western Crowned Pigeon (Goura cristata, Krontaube) in the Schmiding zoo, taken through a fine fence.

The Western Crowned Pigeon, Goura cristata is a large, turkey-sized, approximately 75cm long, blue-grey pigeon with elegant blue lacy crests over the head and dark blue mask feathers around its eyes. Both sexes are almost similar but males are often larger than females.

Canon 5D with Sigma 120-300/2,8 @300mm (handheld)
1/50s f/2,8 ISO 200 +2/3 EV

Made in 2007
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  • Taken: Sep 15, 2007
  • Uploaded: Aug 9, 2020
  • Updated: Jan 7, 2021