Red-billed Pigeon Patagioenas flavirostris


The Red-billed Pigeon is a species widely distributed along both slopes of Central America from Costa Rica north to the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, USA.  It is vinaceous in coloration, with a red bill base and red legs.  The tail and flight feathers are grayish, with a brown back.  The species is found in a variety of habitats including open areas with large trees or riparian corridors.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Red-billed Pigeon (Patagioenas flavirostris), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: