Spot Winged Pigeon

The Spot-winged Pigeon is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.This species has an extremely large range and hence its listed on least Concern on the IUCN Red List

A thickset dark grey pigeon with a proportionately short tail and long wings.Above it has a greyish-mauve head with greyish-brown mantle scapulars and wing-coverts.The wings-coverts are all either edged or spotted creamy-white,while the outer wing-coverts are broadly edged white,giving the bird a wing-band in flight.The flight feathers are black with some inner secondaries edged whitish or grey.The underparts are greyish-mauve,grading to darker grey on the lower belly.At close range the iris is white,the bill black with a powdery white cere

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