Band-tailed Pigeon

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Band-tailed Pigeon

The Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) ranges from the Southwest part of Canada to Northwest part of Argentina. They live in Mountains sites, more than 3.000 m above sea, generally in oak, pine-oak, and coniferous forests. Its size is 35 cm (14 inches) and its weight is 315g.

The plumage is gray, the band-tailed pigeon is large, with a long tail, yellow bill and white crescent on nape. It feeds in acorns, seeds and fruits such as Pacific Madrona and Toyon berries.

Common Name: Band-tailed Pigeon
Scientific Name: Patagioenas fasciata
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