band tailed pigeon

band-tailed pigeon

[band-teyld]
noun
a wild pigeon, Columba fasciata, of western North America, having a gray band on its tail.

Origin:
1815–25, Americanism

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band-tailed pigeon

noun
wild pigeon of western North America; often mistaken for the now extinct passenger pigeon 
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