Common/Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata

Common Crowned Pigeon
Western Crowned Pigeon
The Common or Western Crowned Pigeon is one of four species of Crowned Pigeons. It is not very "common" and is native to lowland forests of Irian Jaya/West Papua, Indonesia.
Common Crowned Pigeon
Common Crowned Pigeon
Common Crowned Pigeon
It does not have feathered tips to its crest like the Victoria, it has no black chinstrap and does not have a maroon chest or under-parts, only a top mantle.
Common Crowned Pigeon
Common Crowned Pigeon
Common Crowned Pigeon
Male and female have similar plumage.
Common Crowned Pigeon
Western Crowned Pigeon
The nest is a large untidy structure of sticks and leaves.
Common Crowned Pigeon
Common Crowned Pigeon
Hybrid  Crowned Pigeon This last one, in a captive group of Common Crowned, is a hybrid with maroon going down to its chest.
Hunting for its lacy plumes, for meat and for captive trade in addition to habitat destruction have made it vulnerable.