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White-crowned Pigeon

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White-crowned PigeonPatagioenas leucocephala
  • ORDER: Columbiformes
  • FAMILY: Columbidae

Basic Description

A resident of islands and coastlines in the Caribbean, the White-crowned Pigeon reaches the northern limits of its range in south Florida. It feeds almost entirely on fruits of hardwood trees.

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Other Names

  • Paloma coronita (Spanish)
  • Pigeon à couronne blanche (French)
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