White-quilled rock pigeon

White-quilled rock pigeon

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Petrophassa albipennis

The white-quilled rock pigeon is a dark brown rock pigeon with a white patch on its wing. It has distinctive pale lines across its face curving above and below its eye. It is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is rock dweller found roosting on sandstone cliffs and towers in the Kimberley, WA and east of the Victoria River, NT. It is endemic to Australia.

References

1. White-quilled rock pigeon Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-quilled_rock_pigeon
2. White-quilled rock pigeon on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22690695/93284059

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