The Common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) is a large member of the Columbidae family. It is widespread across W Eurasia. In the AWB Region it is thinly dispersed across suitable habitats. It is a summer breeder across N Turkey, the S Caucasus, N Iraq, and N & W Iran down to Kuwait. There are resident populations across the Maghreb states, Turkey, Cyprus, The central valleys of Iraq, and small isolated areas in The Hormuz Straights and N Oman. The main wintering areas are in The Maghreb states, and the Aegean, Bosphorus and Levant coastal regions.
Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae Genus: Columba
Species...Columba palumbus Common wood pigeon - Species - ebird.org Common wood pigeon - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Common wood pigeon - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Common wood pigeon - Database - avibase Common wood pigeon - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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