Wednesday, September 7, 2016

White-crowned Pigeon

The White-crowned Pigeon (Scientific name - Patagioenas leucocephala) is a bird found in the Caribbean and into Southern Florida. It is a fairly large pigeon with mostly slate grey body and white cap on its head that extends down to the eye level. The eyes have a white iris and the bill has a pale tip. These birds are very fast in flight and their food is mainly fruit of hardwood trees. Photos taken on Big Pine Key, Florida in August 2016.

No comments:

Post a Comment