Our Birds

Nicobar Pigeons

Conservation status

Near Threatened

Life span

8-12 Years

Body size

40cm (16 inches) in length and weighing 420-460 g (16oz)

Native Habitat

The Islands of Nicobar, south west peninsular Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Solomans and palau.


Mainly of seeds, fruit and buds, and occasionally insects.


The Nicobar pigeon is a striking bird native to Southeast Asia. These beautiful birds have a "mane" of hairlike feathers and iridescent coloring in metallic blue-green and coppery reflections. The males have a small black knob at the base of their bill.

At Bird Park Islamabad, you will be able to see their growth and true beauty in their natural environment and get to know up close how beautiful they are. We invite all of the birds lover to visit our bird aviary which is the third largest bird aviary in the world and see and enjoy it in its natural environment.

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