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Reserva Natural Cerro Tzankujil
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Columbiformes > Columbidae

Red-billed Pigeon

Patagioenas flavirostris

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Large dark pigeon; body and wings mostly blue-gray with reddish-purple neck and head. Bill and legs red. Eye yellow with red eyering. Immature paler gray without maroon tones. Common from Mexico to Costa Rica; very limited range in U.S. Found in woodlands, often close to water. Tends to be quite shy; most often seen in pairs or small flocks, often in flight. Listen for low cooing song: "whoo, whoop-a-whoo."

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