Victoria Crowned Pigeon

One of the largest pigeons in the world, the Victoria crowned pigeon has an impressive crest of blue-gray feathers and a striking red eye.

  • Scientific Name: Goura victoria
  • Range: Only found in forests in the northern parts of the island of New Guinea.
  • Status in the Wild: Threatened
  • Location in the Zoo: Birds of the World, Natural Encounters
  • Cool Animal Fact: This species is named after Queen Victoria.