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Peruvian pigeon

Taken at World of the Insect at the Cincinnati Zoo

The Peruvian pigeon (Patagioenas oenops) has been recorded at few locations within a small range. Habitat loss and degradation are presumably causing declines in both range and its small population. The species therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

FactsEdit

  • Where to see them: Peru
  • Length: 11 inches
  • Lifespan: 15 years
  • Habitat: Subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests
  • Diet: Seeds and invertebrates