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Sternum (Breast Bone) of the Scaled Pigeon Columba speciosa (MCZ 343648)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Columbiformes - Columbidae - Columba speciosa
Species Description
The Scaled Pigeon is a large, tropical pigeon found in the semi-open woodlands of southern Mexico down to northern South America. It is a solitary bird, considered common but rarely seen because of its wary nature. It forages in the trees for fruits and seeds, sometimes letting food items drop to the ground before descending to eat. The Scaled Pigeon is part of a subset of pigeons that is generally characterized by a scaly appearance of the breast feathers.
Specimen Information
Species Columba speciosa (Scaled Pigeon)
Element Sternum (Breast Bone)
Specimen Number MCZ 343648
Sex
Location
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 1880840
Number of Data Polygons 940407
Date Scanned July 26, 2009
Scan Technician Rachael Martinez
Edited By Megan Cooper
 
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