Stocky dark gray pigeon of the Caribbean. In good light the back of the neck has scaly-looking iridescent green feathers.© Erika Gates | Macaulay LibraryFreeport and West Grand Bahama, December 23, 2015
- Large pigeon.
- Slate gray overall.
- White cap on top of head, extending down to eye level.
- Iridescent green feathers on back of neck.
Immature DescriptionJuvenile lacks white cap; forehead is brownish white. Plumage is mostly gray, with pale edging on feathers of breast and upperparts. Eyes dusky.
- Both Sexes
- Length: 13.0-13.8 in (33-35 cm)
- Weight: 7.8-9.9 oz (220-280 g)
- Wingspan: 23.2 in (59 cm)
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