Have you ever heard of a pigeon named after Britain’s most famous Queen?
Very few people know that in the pigeon family there is a species considered “beautiful beauty” with the name: Victoria Crown pigeon
Possessing a beautiful appearance with beautiful blue and purple feathers, striking red sharp eyes with rims and especially the crown of feathers on the top of the head, the Victoria crown pigeon as beautiful as a queen.
When in ᴅᴀɴɢᴇʀ, this bird often flies straight up into the dense canopy and stays there for a long time, communicating with each other by calls and snaps of its tails. The flapping of their wings was loud, and their calls to each other echoed far away, sounding like a human howl.
Currently, this beautiful bird is on the list of ᴇɴᴅᴀɴɢᴇʀᴇᴅ animals, in danger of ᴇxᴛɪɴᴄᴛɪᴏɴ. This is due to the loss of habitat due to ᴅᴇꜰᴏʀᴇsᴛᴀᴛɪᴏɴ, and to ɪɴᴅɪsᴄʀɪᴍɪɴᴀᴛᴇ ʜᴜɴᴛɪɴɢ for fur and meat. In addition, the fact that only one egg is laid at a time makes this bird’s population difficult to ᴍᴀɪɴᴛᴀɪɴ