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SPECIES INFO

The Pale-backed or Yellow-eyed Pigeon (Columba eversmanni) is a member of the family Columbidae (doves and pigeons).

It breeds in southern Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgystan, Afghanistan, north-east Iran and extreme north-west China. It winters in north-east Pakistan and Indian Occupied Kashmir.

The binomial commemorates the biologist and explorer Eduard Friedrich Eversmann.





                                     



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