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Feral Pigeon (city pigeons)

Columba livia forma domestica

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Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 7 years ago

Thanks Saarbrigger. I agree with you there ;)

Saarbrigger 7 years ago

I would say it's more feral pigeon/city dove (Columba livia forma domestica), than a real rock dove. Both have the same roots, but one of them is found in towns and the other one (rock dove) in the wilde (and this is very rare meanwhile). All these domestic pigeons/doves are descendants from the Rock Pigeon.

Columba livia forma domestica

Stian Waaler
Spotted by
Stian Waaler

Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Lat: 59.91, Long: 10.75

Spotted on Dec 17, 2011
Submitted on Jan 1, 2012

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