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__________________________________________________________________________________________ Birds 193 – Common Wood Pigeons

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                COMMON WOOD PIGEON Columba palumbus

 

 

                                                                                                COMMON WOOD PIGEON Columba palumbus

 

 

                                                                                                COMMON WOOD PIGEON Columba palumbus

 

 

                                                                                                COMMON WOOD PIGEON Columba palumbus

 

 

                                                                                                COMMON WOOD PIGEON Columba palumbus

 

·         The Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus is a very familiar bird that requires no introduction. For the photographer one of the mysteries about this species is the shape of the pupils as they appear to be ‘leaking’. One presumes that there must be a purpose for this but it is unclear what it might be. He would welcome any feedback that might be enlightening!

 

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