Check List 12(3): e19482, doi: 10.15560/12.3.1880
First record of Band-tailed Pigeon, Patagioenas fasciata (Columbiformes: Columbidae) in the Sonoran Desert of Baja California
expand article infoJonathan G. Escobar-Flores, Mariana Delgado-Férnandez§, Oscar Delgado-González|
‡ Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, Mexico§ ntro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste,| iversidad Autónoma de Baja California,
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We report the presence of the Band-tailed Pigeon, which was not previously recorded in the Sonoran Desert in Baja California. The site was 140 km south of the nearest forest. The presence of the pigeon further documents the propensity of Band-tailed Pigeons to wander widely.
Baja California Peninsula; Cataviña; desert; forest; riparian vegetation