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Unusual visitor to garden - London, UK. ID help please? (1 Viewer)

delia todd

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Hi KKP and a warm welcome to you from all the Staff and Moderators.

I guess I have to agree with Butty.... can't think of anything else that could fit. Strange looking beastie!!! LOL

I'm sure you will enjoy it here and I look forward to hearing your news.


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Thanks for the lovely welcome everyone!
The beak colour and length threw me off. Plus a different feather colourings. It's been sitting in the same place for an hour and in torrential rain!


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Agreed that this pigeon is probably ill, but wondering if it is also an escaped "fancy" breed of some sort rather than a "normal" feral pigeon? It seems to have big swollen rings round its eyes, which are seen (alongside many other odd features) in some "fancy" pigeon breeds.

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