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Band-tailed Pigeon – Reflections of the Pure World

@ Kiln Canyon, San Joaquin County, CA, USA

Birds & Birding in Costa Rica: (Species Weblog #10) – Costa Rica’s nationwide motto and tourism slogan, “La Pura Vida” loosely interprets to Reside Life or Take pleasure in Life. With over 900 fowl species recorded right here, there’s actually tons to get pleasure from! Be part of with me as I information you thru the scenic wonderland that’s Costa Rica. From the slow-moving waters of the Coastal Mangrove Wetlands to the heights of the Talamanca Páramo, over 300 species of birds will probably be featured on this weblog collection. **A few of this Weblog Collection photographs (all taken by me) could have been taken in different close by nations.

A Reflections of the Pure World Weblog Submit Collection by Jim Acquire


The Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata) is a year-round resident of Central America and elements of South America, extending southward to Argentina. It’s regionally frequent however reducing in Colombia and Venezuela, and it’s now a uncommon customer to Trinidad (with no data in Tobago). In the US and British Columbia, the Pacific Coast race of Band-tailed Pigeon is well-studied, inhabiting mountain ranges alongside the Pacific Coast and exhibiting steady developments in abundance. The Inside inhabitants within the western United States has skilled a long-term decline in abundance, whereas the Pacific Coast inhabitants stays comparatively steady.

Band-tailed Pigeon Distribution Map (from eBird)

Widespread throughout the Western US all the way down to northern South America, the Band-tailed Pigeon is commonly see in Costa Rica, however normally at a distance on the tops of timber. We noticed a single fowl, manner on the prime of a tree on the prime of a hill within the highlands close to Copay de Dota. This species needs to be anticipated throughout many habitats right here.

@  Lancaster Rd, close to Oakdale, CA, USA
@ Kiln Canyon, San Joaquin County, CA, USA
@  Lancaster Rd, close to Oakdale, CA, USA

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