Tuesday, January 20, 2015

White-collared Pigeon (Columba albitorques)

She looks like a wood dove but is a uncommon species. The White-collared Pigeon (Columba albitorques) is endemic in the Thiopian Mountains and can be found there in large flocks. 


White-collared Pigeon (Columba albitorques)
White-collared Pigeon (Columba albitorques)

White-collared Pigeon (Columba albitorques)
White-collared Pigeon (Columba albitorques)

A flock of White-collared Pigeons (Columba albitorques).
A flock of White-collared Pigeons, on the left side is a Speckled Pigeon.

Flock of White-collared Pigeons (Columba albitorques).
White-collared Pigeons (Columba albitorques).
Linked with Wild Bird Wednesday.

7 comments:

  1. Great photos and a very unusual looking pigeon.

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  2. Yes a lovely Pigeon, more dark in colour and the collar is not the same as the UK Wood Pigeon

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  3. The are pretty pigeons, great shots.. Have a happy day!

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  4. For pigeons, these are quite lovely with their white collar.
    Thanks for sharing these pictures, Christian.

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  5. Beautiful photos! What an interesting bird!

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