Photographer's Note

The adult Wood pigeons have a plumage blue-gray, rosâtre on the chest and a white task on the side of the blow.
It makes party of the family of Columbidés Her size is roughly 40 cm for a weight from 450 to 520 grams, it can await a d?age maximum 16 years
In flight, one sees the white crescents of his wings and a black edge strip on his tail.
The nozzle is reddish with a yellow end and the legs are pink.
The young people are duller and do not have a white spot on the neck. Possible confusion with the pigeon biset and pigeon wad.
The male and the female are similar the Wood pigeon caracoule, jabotte, roucoule.
Its food is composed primarily of plants: green cereals, sheets, growths, seeds, bays, nipples, fruits, roots, but also of the insects, worms and molluscs.
Its name in Corsica says "" U culombu cuddatu ""

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