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Found: hideout of some of the last primordial pigeons

A rock dove standing in an abandoned house on South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

The relatively long, slender bill of this rock dove from the Outer Hebridean islands of Scotland are characteristic of feral pigeons’ ancestors. Credit: W. J. Smith et al./iScience

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Nature 607, 214 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-01780-2

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  1. Smith, W. J. et al. iScience https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2022.104620 (2022).

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