[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Yvette Girard
yagirard@ucdavis.edu
University of California - Davis

Band-tailed Pigeon

Caption: Three band-tailed pigeons perch in Santa Barbara County. Researchers at UC Davis and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have identified trichomonosis as a key factor in winter die-offs and the population decline of this native migratory game bird.

Credit: Courtesy Dianne Ricky

Usage Restrictions: Provide credit.

Related news release: Die-offs of band-tailed pigeons connected to newly discovered parasite


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]