band-tailed pigeon

variants: or less commonly band-tail pigeon or bandtail \ ˈband-​ˌtāl \

Definition of band-tailed pigeon

: a wild pigeon (Columba fasciata) of western North America that is often confused with the now extinct passenger pigeon but is distinguished by a rounded tail with a black transverse band

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“Band-tailed pigeon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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