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Passenger Pigeon
Accession number : A-77-202-Hi-S
Scientific Name : Ectopistes migratorius
English Name : Passenger Pigeon
French Name : Tourte voyageuse
Specimen Nature : mounted specimen
Age or Developmental Stage : adult
Sex : male
Locality Description : North America
Date Collected : before 1914

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This male Passenger Pigeon has an orange breast and upper parts gray-blue with metallic reflections.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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