imperial pigeon

/ɪmˌpɪəriəl ˈpɪdʒən/ (say im.peareeuhl 'pijuhn)

noun
any of various pigeons of the genus Ducula of South-East Asia, New Guinea, and the Pacific, including the pied imperial pigeon, D. bicolor, an annual migrant to northern Australia.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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