Hill Pigeon

Columba rupestris - Pigeon des rochers

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Columba

  • Species
    :

    rupestris

Descriptor

Pallas, 1811

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hill Pigeon (Columba rupestris) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Columba rupestris turkestanica (Turkestan, w and n Himalayas, Tibet)
  • Columba rupestris rupestris (Mongolia, s Siberia to Korea, s China and e Tibet)

Foreign names

  • Pigeon des rochers,
  • Paloma Rupestre,
  • Klippentaube,
  • sziklagalamb,
  • Klipduif,
  • Piccione di collina,
  • Östlig klippduva,
  • Steindue,
  • holub skalný,
  • holub útesový,
  • Bjergdue,
  • aasiankalliokyyhky,
  • colom rupestre,
  • gołąb górski,
  • kalnu balodis,
  • Скалистый голубь,
  • コウライバト,
  • 岩鸽,
  • 岩鴿,

Habitat

Shrubland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) : Caves ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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