White-crowned Pigeon Identification

Adult Description

  • Large pigeon.
  • Slate gray overall.
  • White cap on top of head, extending down to eye level.
  • Iridescent green feathers on back of neck.

Immature Description

Juvenile lacks white cap; forehead is brownish white. Plumage is mostly gray, with pale edging on feathers of breast and upperparts. Eyes dusky.
Relative Size

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)