Rock dove Columba livia

Identification Tips:

Typical color morph:

Similar species:

Other pigeons are wholly dark with different head patterns. All other species lack double dark bar on wing and have darker wings and backs.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.

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