10.05.2009 - Common wood pieon

Three common wood pigeon were spotted in Alftafjordur near Djupivogur yesterday.  Although they are called common wood pigeons they are not were common in this area.  The rock pigeon is a common pigeon around here and they look similar, they main difference is that the common wood pigeon has a white spot on the lower part of its neck and white stripes on the wings.