Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata)

Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Patagioenas
Species: fasciata (fash-ee-AY-ta) (Info)

Regional

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Idyllwild, California
Kelseyville, California
Solvang, California
Myrtle Creek, Oregon
Greenbank, Washington

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On Jan 14, 2010, rfalkow from Palo Alto, CA wrote:

25 of these birds visit me every day when they return to California. When they arrive, the sky over my house almost darkens, They certainly do eat!

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On May 17, 2010, mrs_colla from Marin, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

They come to my yard too, this year at least 25!
They have a veracious appetite, and they are super skittish. If only just a leaf moves, they all fly away.