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Species profile—Columba livia (rock dove)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Columbidae (pigeons and doves) → Columba livia (rock dove)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Columbidae (pigeons and doves)
Scientific name
Columba livia Gmelin, 1789
Common name
rock dove
Type reference
Gmelin, G.F. (1789). Systema Naturae, & c. Linneai, Caroli. Edito decima tertia, aucta reformata, cura J. F. Gmelin.
WildNet taxon ID
1804
Alternate name(s)
pigeon
feral pigeon
rock pigeon
homing pigeon
domestic pigeon
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1804

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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