Squatter pigeon

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Squatter pigeon
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Geophaps
Species: G. scripta
Binomial name
Geophaps scripta
(Temminck, 1821)

The squatter pigeon (Geophaps scripta) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to northeastern Australia. According to the Dept of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, the nominate subspecies, southern squatter pigeon (Geophapa scripta scripta) is listed as vulnerable.