Tag: Wood-Pigeon

The census and distribution of winteringwoodpigeons Columba palumbus in theIberian peninsula

Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus) Science Article 1 abstract Throughout the 1997-1998, 1998-1999 and 1999-2000 seasons, Woodpigeon population censuseswere carried out in their traditional Iberian wintering area, which comprises the southwesternquadrant of the Peninsula. The method applied was the direct counting of flocks incommunal roosts, of which 210 have been checked so far. Four counts were carried […]

Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)

Columbiformes Columbidae Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus) [order] Columbiformes | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Columba palumbus | [UK] Wood-Pigeon | [FR] Pigeon ramier | [DE] Ringeltaube | [ES] Paloma Torcaz | [IT] Colombaccio | [NL] Houtduif Physical charateristics Primaries black with pale edges, breast mauve-pink merging to creamy on belly. Flanks grey, feathers along edge of wing […]