Common/Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata

Common Crowned Pigeon
Western Crowned Pigeon
The Common or Western Crowned Pigeon is one of three species of Crowned Pigeons. It is not very "common" and comes from lowland forests of Irian Jaya/West Papua, Indonesia.
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
Common Crowned Pigeon
Common Crowned Pigeon
Hunting for its lacy plumes, for meat and for captive trade in addition to habitat destruction have made it vulnerable.
 

Southern/Scheepmaker's Crowned Pigeon
Goura scheepmakeri

Southern Crowned Pigeon
Southern Crowned Pigeon
The Southern or Scheepmaker's Crowned Pigeon is one of three species of Crowned Pigeons. It comes from lowland forests of southern New Guinea.
It is one of the two largest pigeons in the world at some 75 cm (nearly 30 inches) length; the other is its relative the Victoria Crowned Pigeon which some claim is larger.
Scheepmaker's Crowned Pigeon
Southern Crowned Pigeon
Southern Crowned Pigeon
It does not have feathered tips to its crest like the Victoria, no white on the crest. It has no black chinstrap. It has a maroon chest that comes all the way up to the front of its neck, unlike the other two Crowned Pigeons. Its white wing bar is broader than the Common above and whiter than the Victoria. Male and female have similar plumage.
Scheepmaker's Crowned Pigeon
Southern Crowned Pigeon
Southern Crowned Pigeon
Hunting for its lacy plumes, for meat and for captive trade in addition to habitat destruction have made it vulnerable.