Feral Pigeon

Post pictures of birds you need identified here!
Post Reply
Johannasonja
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Dec 13, 2020 8:15 am

Feral Pigeon

Post by Johannasonja »

Wondering what the colors of these two gorgeous ferals are called.
Attachments
received_383195299678550.jpeg
received_391969002036390.jpeg
User avatar
AdamArcher
Site Admin
Posts: 166
Joined: Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:52 pm
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contact:

Re: Feral Pigeon

Post by AdamArcher »

Hi Johanna :)

The first is a dark check, and the bronzing is likely caused by "toy stencil", but it could also be a few other things.
The second is a colour I've seen before, but as far as I know it hasn't been studied or named yet. It seems to only happen on pied pigeons though, so there must be some kind of link there.
Post Reply