pair preening; slate-grey plumage; pinkish heads (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

Red-billed Pigeon
Patagioenas flavirostris

Native Range: Middle America

Notes: this pigeon of deep woodlands is mostly slaty-grey in plumage with reddish overtones on th head and breast; no sexual dimorphism.

thin red eye-ring; yellow iris; yellow bill with red base (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

posing for a portrait (Mexico; 2011-03-16)