Data for:
San Carlos, Salta, Argentina
List:
Columbiformes > Columbidae

Spot-winged Pigeon

Patagioenas maculosa

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Identification

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Fairly common to locally common; found in a wide variety of semiopen habitats from town parks to scrubby Andean slopes. Large grayish pigeon with a distinct pale dappling (“spotting”) on wing coverts and grayish eyes. Birds in the Andes have a distinct white band on the wing that is striking in flight. In eastern lowlands compare with Picazuro Pigeon, which has amber eyes, a pink breast, and a white wing band.

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