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Leucism Stock Dove (UK) (1 Viewer)

Roy C

Occasional bird snapper
Leucism Stock Dove ?(UK)

Is this a Stock dove with Leucism ?


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Roy C

Occasional bird snapper
More likely a Feral Pigeon I’d say. Was it with any other pigeons/doves?
Generally hanging around with what I thought was stock doves which comes to the feeders to hover up on the grass. Maybe they are Feral Pigeons


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Looks more like a domestic/feral (ultimately Rock) pigeon type to me. Stock doves are similar in size and structure to domestic/feral pigeons but the head and bill are somewhat more like Woodpigeon, and they are *very* "plain" looking - only a very tiny bit of dark bar on the wings as opposed to the full wingbars of wild-type rock dove (and often even more dark markings in domestic/feral types). Here's a comparison photo: https://www.hbw.com/ibc/photo/stock...-foreground-compared-feral-pigeons-background

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