Have you ever seen a pigeon this beautiful?
I am used to the dull, grey “sky rats” in the city and had no idea a pigeon could be this mesmerizingly stunning!
The Nicobar pigeon is found in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Everywhere from The Nicobar Islands in India to Thailand and Papua New Guinea. This Island bird shimmers with beautiful iridescent colors of copper blue and green.
This insanely beautiful bird species is on the decline, although it’s unsure how many are left, thanks to deforestation and alien predators such as cats. Sadly, the Nicobar pigeon is considered to be a near threatened species.