Pale-backed Pigeon

Scientific Name
Columba eversmanni
Family
Genus
Conservation Status
Vulnerable (VU)

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The Yellow-eyed Pigeon or Pale-backed 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 Jammu and Kashmir in India. The binomial commemorates the biologist and explorer Eduard Friedrich Eversmann.