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Old Sunday 24th October 2004, 15:59   #14
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Thanks Rasmus.

Since "Birds of Ecuador" shows Plumbeous with a whitish iris and Ruddy with a red iris, I thought it might be relevant to establish which sub-species these illustrations were based on because, presumably, there is a possibility that iris colour changes between sub-species.

As you said earlier, it looks very much as though these birds are Plumbeous Pigeon.

Thanks for all your help.
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