Friday, December 17, 2010

State Bird of Andamans!

The wood Pigeon is the State Bird of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Click to view a wonderful photo by Josep del Hoyo. The Wood Pigeon resembles the common pigeon, the only difference is that it has a longer tail than an usual pigeon. It has a whitish head and there is a criss-cross pattern on the neck of the bird. The Wood pigeon has a gray appearance: the anterior parts of the bird is slate gray in color, where as the posterior part emits a pale blue gray color.

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