Stock Dove

Columba oenas - Pigeon colombin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Columba

  • Species
    :

    oenas

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 63 à 69 cm.
  • Weight
    : 250 à 340 g
Longevity

13 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Stock Dove (Columba oenas) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Columba oenas oenas (w Europe and nw Africa to n Kazakhstan, sw Siberia and n Iran)
  • Columba oenas yarkandensis (se Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to w China)

Foreign names

  • Pigeon colombin,
  • Paloma Zurita,
  • Seixa,
  • Hohltaube,
  • Kék galamb,
  • Holenduif,
  • Colombella,
  • Skogsduva,
  • Skogdue,
  • holub plúžik,
  • holub doupňák,
  • Huldue,
  • uuttukyyhky,
  • xixella,
  • Holudúfa,
  • siniak,
  • meža balodis,
  • duplar,
  • Клинтух,
  • ヒメモリバト,
  • 欧鸽,
  • 歐鴿,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Boreal, Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) : Caves ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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