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Pigeon, White-crowned
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Patagioenas leucocephala
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean, Cayman Islands, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Antilles, Global, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Missouri, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, North America, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis Read more
Related Reading
This species is classified as Near Threatened because although it has quite a wide range, it is restricted to low-lying areas where deforestation and habitat degradation are most intense. Together with hunting pressure, this is thought to be causing a moderately rapid population reduction. ...
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The White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala, formerly Columba leucocephala) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae (doves and pigeons).[ 2] [ 3] It inhabits the northern and central Caribbean islands and some places on the North and Central American mainland. John James Audubon painted the pigeons, including the watercolour in his work Birds of America, published in the early 19th century. ...
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