Adult Common Wood Pigeon

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Colouring Grey back, deep pink breast, white on side of neck
Voice Muffled cooing
Feeds on Buds, leaves, berries and fruit
Flight Quick and direct
Nesting Tree
Social Large Flocks
Adult Common Wood Pigeon
Adult Common Wood Pigeon
Also Known As ..
Wood Pigeon
Page Last Updated 5/7/2018 8:08:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Species Columba palumbus
Category Pigeons
StdName Wood Pigeon
Vital Statistics
Length 40 to 42 cms
Weight 480 to 550 gms
Wingspan 75 to 80 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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