Common Bronzwing

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Common Bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera

Resident. Common. Large, plump. Male has pale forehead, female has duller, greyer forehead. Feed on ground, but wary and fly off with a clatter if approached.

Voice: deep, monotonous ‘oom, oom, oom’.

Call 1: ‘oom’ call, with other small birds also calling