Wood Pigeon
Taken at Musselburgh on 17th February 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken in Jim's garden on 10th May 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Wood Pigeon

Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 9th June 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Aberlady on 20th May 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken in Jim's garden on 6th April 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File


Taken at Musselburgh on 17th February 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Wood Pigeon.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Columba palumbus.
Columbiformes.
Columbidae.


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Eggs:
Trees in the woods. Simple stick nest.
Young shoots, seedlings and grain.
Their diet means they need to drink a lot. Most birds scoop water up and throw their heads back to allow the water to run down their throat.
Wood Pigeons, however, use their beaks like straws to suck up the liquid.
Grey bird with a pinkish breast. Easily identified as a wood pigeon by it's white neck patch and white wing bars.
40–42 cm.
78 - 84 cms.
April Clutches: 3
2. White, smooth and glossy.

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