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Band-tailed Pigeon

Pigeon à queue barrée

Patagioenas fasciata

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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Band-tailed Pigeon

B L W W W Family Latin Name
14.5" 36.8cm 26" 66cm 13oz 368.5g Columbidae Patagioenas fasciata

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  • Winter
Band-tailed Pigeon

Distribution: The Band-tailed Pigeon is a woodland bird that is found mostly in conifer-type forest. It can be seen along the southern coast of British Columbia and in the southern areas on Vancouver Island. It lives and nests year around south through Washington, along the Pacific coast into the mountains of southern California. It can be found in Colorado during the nesting seasons, west into Nevada, south into Arizona, and east into New Mexico. It lives year round in Mexico.

References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds