Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52523

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Columbiformes
Family:Columbidae
Genus:Columba
Genus species:Columba palumbus

Animal Characteristics

Identification:The ring dove has gray plumage, a white band across its wings, a white patch on the sides of its neck, a dark tail band, and a pinkish-brown breast and neck.
Habitat:Wooded country, farmlands, parks and gardens
Diet:Omnivore: flowers, seeds, herbs, grasses, grains, berries, invertebrates
Reproduction:Both parents incubate the two eggs laid by the female for 17-19 days. The chicks have fledged by the time they are 35 days old.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Europe
Middle East
Southern parts of Central Asia
Northwestern Africa
Date:1966-05 Subjects:pigeon-like bird
Wood pigeon
Ring dove
Columba
Columbidae
Columbiformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Feral animals
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52523