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Yellow-eyed Pigeon

Kingdom: Animalia    Phylum: Chordata   Class: Aves (Birds)    Order: Columbiformes   Family: Columbidae

Yellow-eyed Pigeon
Yellow-eyed Pigeon - image © Rajiv Lather

Pale-backed Pigeon (Columba eversmanni), also called Yellow-eyed Pigeon, is a rare winter visitor and passage migrant in India.   Size: 30 cm

note: The above specie photographed for the first time in India in October, 2009 by Mr S.S. Punia, the officer in charge of the Tal Chappar Sanctuary (Rajasthan).

Anseriformes Apodiformes Bucerotiformes Caprimulgiformes Charadriiformes Ciconiiformes Columbiformes Coraciiformes Cuculiformes
Falconiformes Galliformes Gaviiformes Gruiformes Passeriformes Pelecaniformes Phoenicopteriformes Piciformes Podicipediformes
Procellariiformes Psittaciformes Pteroclidiformes  Strigiformes  Trogoniformes Turniciformes Upupiformes