Brush Bronzewing (species: Phaps (Phaps) elegans) in Berowra Waters Wildlife (Gaia Guide)
Phaps (Phaps) elegans
Brush Bronzewing

©Benjamint444 on Wikipedia: Brush Bronzewing (Phaps (Phaps) elegans)¬†standing upon it's semi-completed nest which was just a few feet above the ground in the crown of a treefern.

©Tony Dudley: Brush Bronzewing (Phaps (Phaps) elegans)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Phaps
Species Phaps (Phaps) elegans
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • From 25 cm to 33 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Up to 38 cm



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

Its natural habitat is woodlands, wet forests, heathlands in coastal areas along the southern parts of Australia.  It is endemic to Australia.

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