Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily NameRoberts NoStatusSize
Pigeon, African Olive
(previously Rameron)
Columba arquatrix350Resident37-42cm
Pigeon, African Olive

Large dark pigeon with yellow bill, eye area and legs. Plumage speckled with white, nape pale grey. Flocks move frequently, for quite long distances. Feeds mainly in canopy of large trees.
Food: Olive-like fruits, other fruits and seeds, some insects including caterpillars.