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Chilean Pigeon

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[[Image:Chilean_Pigeon_by_Rodrigo_Reyes.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Rodrigo Reyes<br />Location: Viña del Mar, C [[Chile]].]] [[Image:Chilean_Pigeon_by_Rodrigo_Reyes.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Rodrigo Reyes<br />Location: Viña del Mar, C [[Chile]].]]
 +;[[: Category:Patagioenas|Patagioenas]] araucana
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==Identification== ==Identification==
 +38cm. Wine-coloured body, grey wings, iridescent greenish neck patch below thin white band at back of neck, red iris and legs, blackish-grey bill.
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
[[Chile]] and [[Argentina]]. [[Chile]] and [[Argentina]].
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This is a monotypic species. This species has previously been placed in genus ''[[: Category:Columba|Columba]]''. This is a monotypic species. This species has previously been placed in genus ''[[: Category:Columba|Columba]]''.
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
 +Southern beech forest and rain forest.
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
 +It builds a platform nest from sticks and 1 white egg is laid.
 +==References==
 +Arthur Grosset; avesdechile
==External Links== ==External Links==
{{GSearch|Patagioenas+araucana}} {{GSearch|Patagioenas+araucana}}
-[[Category:Birds]][[Category:Patagioenas]] [[Category:Incomplete]]+[[Category:Birds]][[Category:Patagioenas]]

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Photo by Rodrigo ReyesLocation: Viña del Mar, C Chile.
Photo by Rodrigo Reyes
Location: Viña del Mar, C Chile.
Patagioenas araucana

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Identification

38cm. Wine-coloured body, grey wings, iridescent greenish neck patch below thin white band at back of neck, red iris and legs, blackish-grey bill.

Distribution

Chile and Argentina.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species. This species has previously been placed in genus Columba.

Habitat

Southern beech forest and rain forest.

Behaviour

It builds a platform nest from sticks and 1 white egg is laid.

References

Arthur Grosset; avesdechile

External Links

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