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Rock Pigeon

Rock Pigeon
Scientific name:Columba livia
Description:Steel blue-grey with 2 broad wing bars, broad blackish band at tip of tail. Feet red. Feral birds widely occur in cities and come in varied plumages including very dark birds. Sexes similar.
Habits:Gregarious and bold. Large flocks attend favoured feeding areas which include granaries and cultivation. Feeds on seeds and shoots. Much given to aggressive courtship display. Nests on ledges/holes.
Habitat:The natural habitat consists of rock faces but feral birds occupy humans constructions. Found at elevations up to 3400m.
Range:Widespread resident across the country - one of the most commonly met bird anywhere in India.

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