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Scaly-naped Pigeon

Pigeon à cou rouge

Patagioenas squamosa

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Life, Habitat and Pictures of the Scaly-naped Pigeon

B L W W W Family Latin Name
14" 25.5cm 24" 61cm 8.8oz 250.5g Columbidae Patagioenas squamosa

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Scaly-naped Pigeon range

The Scaly-naped Pigeon is a large pigeon seen on various Caribbean islands. This dark gray bird is mostly seen in the upper canopies of the forest. Depending on what island one may see this pigeon, will determine if it is a shy bird or fairly comfortable around people. It has been seen as a vagrant in Cuba.

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