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White-crowned Pigeon Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A plump bird with a small head, similar in shape to the familiar Rock Pigeon, if a bit slimmer. It has broad wings, a full, fairly long tail, and a short, slim bill and short legs.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Rock Pigeon, smaller than an American Crow.

    Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized
    Measurements
    • 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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