Rock Pigeon

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Breed: wild rock pigeon
Location: anywhere
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Experience: The adult of the nominate subspecies of the Rock Pigeon is 32–37 cm (12–14½ in) long with a 64–72 cm (25–28 in) wingspan.Weight for Rock Pigeons ranges from 238 to 380 grams (8.4-13.4 oz).It has a dark bluish-gray head, neck, and chest with glossy yellowish, greenish, and reddish-purple iridescence along its neck and wing feathers. The iris is orange, red or golden with a paler inner ring, and the bare skin round the eye is bluish-Grey. The bill is Grey-black with a conspicuous off-white cere, and the feet are purplish-red.
Age: 10
Description: Pigeon is a common name for birds of the taxonomic family Columbidae, or a common name for the Rock Pigeon.The Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), or Rock Dove, is a member of the bird family Columbidae (doves and pigeons). In common usage, this bird is often simply referred to as the "pigeon". The species includes the domestic pigeon (including the fancy pigeon), and escaped domestic pigeons have given rise to feral populations around the world.Wild Rock Pigeons are pale Grey with two black bars on each wing, although domestic and feral pigeons are very variable in color and pattern. There are few visible differences between males and females.The species is generally monogamous, with two squeakers (young) per brood. Both parents care for the young for a time.Habitats include various open and semi-open environments, including agricultural and urban areas. Cliffs and rock ledges are used for roosting and breeding in the wild. Originally found wild in Europe, North Africa, and western Asia, feral Rock Pigeons have become established in cities around the world.
Owner Name: Jyoti
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