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Common Wood-Pigeon
Columba palumbus Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Columba

Scientific:
  Columba palumbus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.163

Protonym:
  Columba Palumbus

Avibase ID:
  760F307A30689D66

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177103

Geographic range:

  • Columba palumbus palumbus (palumbus): Europe to w Siberia, e Turkey and Iraq; winters to n Africa
  • Columba palumbus palumbus (excelsa): Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
  • Columba palumbus iranica: S Transcaspia to Iran
  • Columba palumbus maderensis: Formerly mountains of Madeira. Probably extinct
  • Columba palumbus azorica: E and central Azores
  • Columba palumbus casiotis: Kazakhstan to n Afghanistan, n Pakistan, nw India and Nepal
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Common Wood-Pigeon
Czech:
  holub hřivnáč
German:
  Ringeltaube
Danish:
  Ringdue
Spanish:
  Paloma Torcaz
Finnish:
  sepelkyyhky
French:
  Pigeon ramier
Icelandic:
  Hringdúfa
Italian:
  Colombaccio
Japanese:
  moribato
Japanese:
  モリバト
Dutch:
  Houtduif
Norwegian:
  Ringdue
Polish:
  grzywacz
Portuguese:
  Pombo-torcaz
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Common Wood-Pigeon
Russian:
  Вяхирь
Slovak:
  holub hrivnák
Swedish:
  ringduva
Chinese:
  斑尾林鸽


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Common Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Common Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pigeon ramier ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pigeon ramier ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Woodpigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Columba palumbus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Columba palumbus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Columba palumbus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Common Wood-Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Columba palumbus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Columba palumbus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Arabic: ورشان, ورشان ورشان
Asturian: Palombu Bravu
Azerbaijani: Alabaxta, Iri meşə göyərçini
Belarusian: Вялікі голуб, Вяхір
Bulgarian: Гривяк
Breton: Ar gudon, Kudon
Catalan: Somorgollaire alablanc, Tudó
Catalan (Balears): Tudó
Valencian: Somorgollaire alablanc
Czech: holub høivnáè, Holub hrivnác, Holub hřivnáč
Chuvash: Улаппа
Welsh: Colomen goed, Colomen wyllt, Ysguthan
Danish: Ringdue
German: Ringelatube, Ringeltaube
Greek: (Κοινή) Φάσσα, Φάσσα
Greek (Cypriot): Φάσσα
English: Common Wood Pigeon, Common Woodpigeon, Common Wood-Pigeon, Cushat, Cushie-doo, European Wood-Pigeon, Madieran wood pigeon, Quest, Ring dove, Ring Pigeon, Ringdove, Wood Pigeon, Woodpigeon, Wood-Pigeon
Esperanto: ringokolombo
Spanish: Paloma Torcaz
Estonian: Kaelustuvi, kaelustuvi (meigas), Kaelustuvi e. meigas, Meigas, Pigeon ramier
Basque: Pagauso, Pagausoa, Tudó
Persian: کبوتر جنگلی
Finnish: Sepelkyyhky
Faroese: Mánadúgva, Mánansdúgva, Mánansdúva
French: Palombe, Pigeon ramier
Irish: Colm, Colm Coille, Colman ciolle, Colúr
Gaelic: Calman Fiadhaich, Calman-Coille, Smudan
Galician: Pombo torcaz, Tudó
Manx: Calmane Keylley
Hebrew: יונת ענק
Croatian: Golub Grivnjaš
Hungarian: Örvös galamb
Armenian: [Antarayin Aghavni ], Անտառային Աղավնի
Icelandic: Hringdúfa
Italian: Colomba plumbea, Colombaccio, Colombaccio comune
Japanese: moribato
Japanese: モリバト
Japanese (Kanji): 森鳩
Georgian: ქედანი
Kazakh: Дыркептер
Kazakh (Transliteration): dır-kepter
Cornish: Cudhon
Latin: Columba palumba, Columba palumbus
Luxembourgish: Grouss Bëschdauf
Lithuanian: Keršinis, Keršulis, Paprastasis keršulis
Latvian: Lauku balodis
Macedonian: Гулаб гривинаш, Гулаб–гривнеж
Mongolian: Ойн тагтаа
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠣᠢ ᠵᠢᠨ ᠲᠠᠭᠲᠠᠭ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Transliteration): oiŋ tagtaa
Maltese: Tudun
Dutch: Houtduif
Norwegian: Ringdue
Polish: Gołąb grzywacz, grzywacz, Siniak
Pinyin: bān-wěi lín-gē, mori-bato
Portuguese: pombo torcaz, Pombo-torcaz
Romansh: Tidun
Romanian: Porumbel gulerat
Russian: Vyakhir, витютень, Вяхирь, Вяхирь обыкновенный
Sardinian: Palumba
Scots: Calman fiadhaich, Calman-choille, Smudan
Northern Sami: Gierdoduvvá
Slovak: Holub hrivnák, Holub hrivnatý
Slovenian: golob grivar, grivar
Albanian: Gugashi, Pëllumbi i pyllit
Serbian: Golub grivaš, golub grivnjaš, Голуб гриваш, Голуб гривњаш
Swedish: Ringduva
Turkish: Tahtalı, Tahtalı Güvercin, tahtaly, Дыркептер
Tuvinian: Көге-буга, Улуг көге-буга
Ukrainian: Припутень
Chinese: [ban-wei lin-ge], 斑尾林鸽
Chinese (Traditional): 斑尾林鴿

 

         

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