Afep pigeon

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Afep pigeon
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columba
Species: C. unicincta
Binomial name
Columba unicincta
Cassin, 1860

The Afep pigeon (Columba unicincta), also known as the African wood-pigeon or gray wood-pigeon,is a member of the Columbidae family which lives in Africa.

Like many other pigeons, it mainly feeds on grain and seeds.

The Afep pigeon has a pale gray neck and body, with darker gray wings and in part, tail. Its irises and eye ceres are bright red.


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