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(Redirected from Madeira Laurel-pigeon)
Alternative name: Long-Toed Pigeon, Madeira Laurel-pigeon
38â€“40 cm (15-15Â¾ in)
Female is smaller than the male but not easily distinguished in the field.
Mountain laurel forests, often in the clouds.
They nest in caves (sometimes trees or amongst the heath); their clutch contains 1 or 2 white eggs. Both sexes incubate the egg and feed the young.
The diet consists mostly of fruit, particularly laurel berries, leaves and grain; they also feed on cabbages.
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