Biodiversity - Scaled Pigeon

  • Name: Scaled Pigeon

  • Scientific name: Patagioenas speciosa

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Columbidae

Status:  Common.

Size:  32 cm.

Weight:  320 grams.

Elevation:  up to 1,600 meters above sea level.

 

Generally solitary, occasionally in pairs or trios.

Prefers the forest canopy, borders and patches.

This species has been declared in danger of extinction and is protected by the laws of Costa RIca.



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Jorge

Coronado Es un pedaso del paraiso en nuestro pais, gracias a Omar y familia por la atencion, el tour por los jardines y el Queso Artesanal son espectaculares. Espero volver pronto....
 
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