Utah Bird Profile
Band-tailed Pigeon - Columba fasciata

Name roots: (F. pijon, "a young bird", L. pipio, "to peep")  
L. columba, "a dove, pigeon"; L. fascia, "a band")

In Utah:   
by Kendall Brown

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a deciduous tree at a height of 6-30 feet, in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is a frugivore: lower-canopy gleaner; granivore: ground forager. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a frugivore: upper-canopy gleaner; granivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in ponderosa pine and mixed conifer habitats.



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