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English: Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius, juvenile (left), male (centre), female (right), offset reproduction of watercolor.
Français : Pigeon migrateur, Ectopistes migratorius, juvenile (à gauche), male (au centre), femelle (à droite), reproduction offset d'une aquarelle.
|Source||Birds of New York (New York State Museum. Memoir 12), Albany: University of the State of New York. Plates by Fuertes later reproduced in Birds of America (1917?) by Thomas Gilbert Pearson (1873-1943) et al.|
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|File change date and time||12:45, 17 April 2006|
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