Palumbaena eversmanni

Palumbaena eversmanni, Bonap.

787. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 467; Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 201.

THE INDIAN STOCK PIGEON.

Length, 11.5 ; expanse, 24; wing, 8 ; tail, 4.

Bill yellowish; skin round the eye yellowish; irides buff; legs with a yellowish tinge.

Dark-ashy, with a whitish-grey rump ; crown and breast tinged with vinaceous ; two or three black spots on the wings, forming the rudiments of bands, and the end of the tail black, its outermost feather white for the basal two-thirds of its exterior web, and showing a black, and then a narrow grey band towards its tip; beneath the wings whitish, where dark-ashy in the European bird.

The Indian Stock Pigeon occurs in Sind, towards the frontier ; it has not been recorded from any other portion of our limits.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Palumbaena eversmanni
Spp Author: 
Bonap.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
288
Common name: 
Indian Stock Pigeon
M_ID: 
4838
M_CN: 
Yellow-eyed Pigeon
M_SN: 
Columba eversmanni
Term name: 
id: 
11872

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