White-crowned pigeon

White-crowned pigeon

The White-Crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) breeds throughout Caribbean. In places like Yucatán, Panama, Florida, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Inhabits in coastal forest and mangroves. Adults are 33 cm (13 inches) in size and 290 g in weight.

It is a large, dark, with a pale crown and a square-tailed pigeon. It has a nape dark maroon, hindneck metallic bronzy-green, and the rest of plumage blackish-slate. Its bill is dark red. This arboreal bird feeds on seeds and fruits.

Common Name: White-crowned pigeon
Scientific Name: Patagioenas leucocephala
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