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(Redirected from Ethiopian Rock Pigeon)
Alternative name: Ethiopian Rock Pigeon
Sexes similar, juveniles with pale edges to crown feathers.
This is a monotypic species.
Occurs in woodland, grassland and cultivated area above 1800 m, near cliffs, gullies, villages or rock outcrops. Also found in cities like Addis Ababa.
Feeds on seeds, grains and newly sown wheat.
Breeds all year round. The nest is placed in a hole in a cliff, a cave or a building. Lays 2 eggs.
A sedentary species. Moves daily from high-altitude foraging sites to low-altitude roosts, sweeping down steep slopes at very high speed.
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