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Silvery Pigeon

Latin Name : Columba argentina

Site Name : Sarawak Museum

Photographer : PHILLIPPS, Quentin

Date : 2010-10-04

Notes : The photo shows the underwing of a Pied Imperial Pigeon at the Sarawak Museum. Note the clear distinction between the white feathers of the underwing coverts and the black primaries. Compared to Silvery Pigeon the Pied has a larger area of black on the underwing when seen from below. Photo taken with the permission of Dr Charles Leh Curator of Natural History.