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Observed: 12th December 2009 By: se898
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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wood pigeon
wood pigeon 1

single woodpigeon, flew overhead during point count observation. pink breast, red legs, white patches on neck.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Do wood pigeons form flocks in winter? I disturbed a group of at least 15 when walking on Sunday. In summer you only seem to see them singly or in pairs.

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They do form flocks almost all year round. I am guessing, many of these will not have a territory. You will regularly see large numbers feeding on the grass in fields. Some woodpigeons are also migratory, groups of 1000s have been observed.