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White-quilled Rock-Pigeon

(Petrophassa albipennis)
Alternate name(s): "Rock-pigeon*"
Size: 26-29 cm
Weight: 105-155 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See White-quilled Rock-Pigeon at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "albipennis"

ADULT

Near-frontal view of a White-quilled Rock-Pigeon (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

Lateral view of a White-quilled Rock-Pigeon (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

Lateral view of a White-quilled Rock-Pigeon (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

Near-dorsal view of a White-quilled Rock-Pigeon (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

Dorsal view of a White-quilled Rock-Pigeon (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

White-quilled Rock-Pigeon ducking for cover in tall grass (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

Dorsal view of a White-quilled Rock-Pigeon in flight; note the characteristic white panels on the upperwings
(photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

Dorsal view of a White-quilled Rock-Pigeon banking to land (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

White-quilled Rock-Pigeons retreating to a rocky crag; click on image for wider overview (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

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