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Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata

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The Plain Pigeon is a large pigeon of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Hispaniola.  While mostly grayish at a distance, the plain pigeon has a rose wash to the body, and a purplish wash to the neck. The plain pigeon occurrs in a variety of wooded areas at middle ot high elevations, but can be nomadic, following fruit crops over fairly large distances. The Plain Pigeon shows a thin white wing bar, which appears along the leading edge of the folded wing, and a white eye.

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Recommended Citation

Plain Pigeon (Patagioenas inornata), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/plapig