Archive for 'Columbidae'

Scaled Dove (Columbina squammata)

As I was waiting for the toucan parents to return with food to a nest I could also observe all the other species moving in and out of my area, and this one was part of a group of three ignoring my slow mowing presence. A good opportunity for me to photograph a species I’ve […]

Picazuro Pigeon (Patagioenas picazuro)

I noticed this individual sitting on the cecropia branch, but it was just the first of a wave of birds. There’s quite a large group of this species in the garden of Hotel do Ype, and this is in most part due to the handouts from the bird-friendly hotel. Altitude: 1021 metres.