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The Victoria Crowned Pigeon, of New Guinea, is a LARGE bird, approximately 74cm (29 in) long and weighing up to 2.5 kg (5.5 lb) known for it’s elegant blue lace-like crests, maroon breast and red iris. It is listed as “Vulnerable” Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Crowned_Pigeon