Rock Pigeon

Pigeons and Doves

Rock Pigeon

Columba livia

All Year

Pigeons and Doves

Rock Pigeon

Rock Pigeon

Non-native found on natural cliff walls; usually close to human settlements.


Field Marks: many different color variations exist, from all white to the typical grayish plumage. In flight, dark tail band and white rump are typical of birds from wild stock.


Nests on cliff ledges, on the side of buildings, or under cover of bridges or barns. Nest is a loosely built, saucer-shaped structure of sticks, twigs, and grasses. Eats fruit and seeds.

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