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The ruddy pigeon is a largish pigeon which breeds from Costa Rica south to western Ecuador, Bolivia, and central Brazil. It belongs to a clade of small and rather plain species of ''Patagioenas'' with characteristic calls that constitute the subgenus ''Oenoenas''. Like the other New World pigeons, it was formerly united with their Old World relatives in ''Columba'', but today the New World genus ''Patagioenas'' is recognized as distinct again.

The ruddy pigeon is 28 cm long and weighs.. more

Similar species: Pigeons And Doves
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Feb 12, 2018. Captured Oct 19, 2017 10:50.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO5000
  • 550mm