Nicobar Pigeon

Caloenas nicobarica pelewensis

Order

COLUMBIFORMES

Family

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

CALNIC

ITIS

HEAD

Nicobar Pigeon Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Specialized
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Blue-gray
  • Forehead Color: Blue-gray
  • Nape Color: Blue-gray.
  • Throat Color: Blue-gray with iridescence.
  • Cere color: Gray

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BODY

Nicobar Pigeon Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-36 cm (12-14 in)
  • Weight: 459-601 g (16.2-21.2 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue
  • Underparts: Blue-gray
  • Upperparts: Blue-green with sheen.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Nicobar Pigeon Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift strong direct flight on rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 53-58 cm (21-23 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue-green with sheen.
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Dark orange to red.
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