Rock Pigeon

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Rock-Pigeon on the kerb of a pavement

Fact Card

COMMON NAME: Rock Pigeon
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Columba livia
TYPE: Introduced 
DIET: Plant matter: chiefly fruits and grains
RECORDED SIGHTINGS: Viti Levu – Vanua Levu – Taveuni
GROUP NAME:  KINGDOMAnimalia / PHYLUMChordata / CLASSAves
ORDERColumbiformes / FAMILYColumbidae  / GENUSColumba

Video: Rock Pigeon

Audio

IUCN Red List Status

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Category Scale Least Concern

Additional Photographs

Rock Pigeon

Fijian Commemorative Postage Stamp


Rock-Pigeon-Columba-livia Postage Stamps.

References

  • [Andrew Spencer]. (2019, June 26). Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia (Feral Pigeon) [Audio]. Mdacaulay Library. Link
  • [Josep del Hoyo]. (2014, May 15). Rock Pigeon Columba livia [Video]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • IICN (2016, October 1). Rock Dove Columba livia. IUCN Red List. Retrieved September 8, 2023, from Link
  • Rock dove. (2023, August 26). In Wikipedia. Link

Additional Sources of Information

  • NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is Fiji’s only domestic NGO working solely for the conservation and sustainable management of Fiji’s unique natural heritage – Link