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White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)
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White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)

General Description: White-crowned Pigeons (Patagioenas leucocephala) are medium sized, plump pigeons with dark colors, a white cap down to the yellow eyes, and a bit of green iridescence on the layered neck feathers. The feet are red, and there is a bit of red at the base of the bill.

Taxonomy: Columbiformes, Columbidae.

Where to Find: Don't look for White-crowned Pigeons around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in forests with ripe fruit on the south tip of Florida and throughout the Caribbean.

White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) If you were a tasty berry or a little fruit, this might be the last face you ever see!
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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