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Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) Gmelin, JF, 1789
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Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae

Scientific:
  Columba livia
Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Protonym:
  Columba (domestica) ß livia

Avibase ID:
  BBA263C235B15B88

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177071

Geographic range:

  • Columba livia livia: Western Palearctic
  • Columba livia palaestinae: Palestine, Sinai and Arabia to Aden and Oman
  • Columba livia gaddi: Iran to Azerbaijan, Transcaspia, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
  • Columba livia targia: Central Sahara to central Sudan
  • Columba livia dakhlae: Egypt (Dakhla and Kharga oases)
  • Columba livia schimperi: Nile Valley to Khartoum; Red Sea Hills of e Egypt to n Eritrea
  • Columba livia schimperi (butleri): Red Sea Province and Egyptian Sudan
  • Columba livia neglecta: Mountains of central Asia
  • Columba livia canariensis: Canary Islands and islands off Morocco
  • Columba livia atlantis: Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde Islands
  • Columba livia gymnocycla: Mauritania, Mali and Ghana; coastal Senegambia and Guinea
  • Columba livia intermedia: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  • Columba livia nigricans: Mongolia and n China (Shanxi, Jilin and Gansu)
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Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Rock Pigeon
Czech:
  holub skalní
German:
  Felsentaube
Danish:
  Klippedue
Spanish:
  Paloma Bravía
Finnish:
  kalliokyyhky
French:
  Pigeon biset
Icelandic:
  Bjargdúfa
Italian:
  Piccione selvatico
Japanese:
  kawarabato
Japanese:
  カワラバト(ドバト)
Dutch:
  Rotsduif
Norwegian:
  Klippedue (Domestisert: Bydue)
Polish:
  gołąb miejski
Portuguese:
  Pombo-doméstico
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Pombo-doméstico
Russian:
  Сизый голубь
Slovak:
  holub divý
Swedish:
  Klippduva
Chinese:
  原鸽


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Birdlife checklist version 05:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Birdlife checklist version 06:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pigeon biset ( Columba livia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pigeon biset ( Columba livia)
Clements 1st edition:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 4th edition:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
eBird version 1.50:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
eBird version 1.52:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
eBird version 1.53:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
eBird version 1.54:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Feral Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Feral Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Pigeon ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
James Lee Peters:
    Columba livia
James Lee Peters (original):
    Columba livia
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Columba livia
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Rock Dove ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Columba livia

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Tuinduif
Arabic: الحمامة البرية, حمام ازرق, حمام وحشي, حمام وحشي حمام دحل
Asturian: Palomba
Azerbaijani: Çöl göyərçini
Belarusian: šyzy hołub, шызы голуб
Bulgarian: skalen g"l"b, Див скален гълъб, скален гълъб
Breton: An dube, dubet, Pichon
Catalan: Colom roquer, Colom salvatge, Xixella
Catalan (Balears): Colom salvatge
Valencian: Xixella
Czech: holub domácí, Holub skalní
Chuvash: Ахаль кăвакарчăн
Welsh: Colomen ddôf, colomen y graig, Colomen y Graig/Colomen Ddôf
Danish: Klippedue
German: Felsentaube, Felsentaube/Verwilderte Haustaube, Haustaube, Strassentaube
Greek: [aurioperistero], aurioperistero, Αγριοπερίστερο, Αρκοπέζουνο
Greek (Cypriot): Αρκοπέζουνο
Emiliano-romagnolo: Clumbela
English: Carrier Pigeon, Common Pigeon, Domestic Dove, Domestic Pigeon, Feral Dove, Feral Pigeon, Feral Rock Pigeon, Homing Pigeon, Rock Dove, Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon, Rock dove pigeon, Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon, Rock Pigeon, Rock-Pigeon
Esperanto: Kolombo
Spanish: Paloma, Paloma bravia, Paloma Bravía, Paloma Casera, Paloma Común, Paloma de castilla, Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Argentine): Paloma doméstica
Spanish (Chile): Paloma
Spanish (Colombia): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Costa Rica): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Paloma Bravía, Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Honduras): Paloma de castilla
Spanish (Mexico): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Nicaragua): Paloma Común
Spanish (Paraguay): Paloma casera
Spanish (Uruguay): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Venezuela): Paloma Doméstica
Estonian: kaljutuvi, Kodutuvi
Basque: Colom roquer, haitz-uso, Haitz-usoa
Finnish: Kalliokyyhky, kalliokyyhky (kesykyyhky), Kesykyyhky
Faroese: bládúgva, Bládúva
French: Pigeon biset, Pigeon biset domestique, Pigeon de ville, Pigeon domestique
Friulian: colomp salvadi
Irish: colm aille, colu'r aille, pomba brava
Gaelic: Calman Creige
Galician: Colom roquer, Pombo das rochas
Guarani: Pykasu óga
Manx: calmane creggey, Calmane ny Creggey
Haitian Creole French: Pijon
Hebrew: יונת הסלע, יונת סלע, יונת סלע - יונת סלעים, יונת סלעים, יונת סלעים־יונת פליטות תרבות
Hindi: Mada pura
Croatian: Divlji Golub, Golub pećinar, Gradski Golub, pečinar
Hungarian: Parlagi galamb, Szirti galamb
Armenian: [Tkhakapuyt Aghavni ], Թխակապույտ Աղավնի
Indonesian: Merpati Batu
Icelandic: Bjargdúfa, Húsdúfa
Italian: Piccione, Piccione domestico, Piccione selvatico, Piccione selvatico semidomestico, Piccione terraiolo, Piccione torraiolo
Japanese: Dobato, do-bato, kawarabato, Kawara-bato, kawarabato(dobato)
Japanese: カウァラバト, カワラバト, カワラバト(ドバト), ドバト
Georgian: გარეული მტრედი
Khakas: Худай хузы
Kazakh: Кєк кептер
Korean: 집비둘기
Cornish: Colom carrek, Colom wyls, kolomm an garrek
Latin: Columba livia
Ladino: colomba salvaria
Lithuanian: Balandis, Kieminis, Naminis karvelis, uolinis karvelis
Latvian: Klinšu balodis, Mājas balodis
Malagasy: Voromailala
Macedonian: div gulab, Гулаб пештерник/Домашен гулаб, див гулаб
Malayalam: മാടപ്പ്രാവ് 
Mongolian: Хөхвөр тагтаа
Malay: Merpati
Maltese: tudun tal-ġebel
Dutch: Postduif, Rotsduif
Norwegian: Bydue, Klippe-/Bydue, Klippedue, Klippedue (bydue), Klippedue (Domestisert: Bydue), Klippedue / Bydue, Klippedue bydue, Klippedue/Bydue
Polish: gołąb miejski, Gołąb miejski¦Gołąb skalny, golab skalny, gołąb skalny, Pustynnik
Portuguese: pombo da rocha, Pombo o pombo-doméstico, Pombo-das-rochas, Pombo-doméstico
Portuguese (Brazil): Pombo-doméstico
Romansh: columba da chasa, Columba da chasa selvadia, columba selvadia
Romanian: bareski-golumbaika, baresko-golumbo, porumbel de stânca, porumbel de stâncă
Russian: Sizy Golub, sizyj golub', Голубь сизый, Сизый голубь
Sardinian: agreste, Columbu agreste, columbu aresti, columbu de is arrocas, didu, tidori, tidu, tzidu
Scots: Calman creige, calman-creige
Northern Sami: bákteduvvá, Duvvá
Slovak: holub divý, holub skalný
Slovenian: domaci golob, skalni golob
Albanian: pëllumbi i egër i shkëmbit
Serbian: divlji golub, Golub pecinar, Golub pecinar, divlji golub, pitomi golub, Голуб пећинар, Дивлји голуб, дивљи голуб
Sotho, Southern: Leeba-la-sekhooa
Swedish: Klippduva, Tamduva
Swahili: Njiwa-mjini
Tamil: Mada Pura
Thai: นกพิราบป่า
Turkmen: kaya güvercini
Turkish: Güvercin, Kaya güvercini
Tahitian: u 'u aira' o
Tuvinian: Көгулдүр көге-буга, Көгүлдүрге
Ukrainian: sizij golub, Голуб сизий , сизий голуб
Vietnamese: Bồ câu, Gầm ghì đá
Sorbian, Lower: źiwy gołub
Sorbian, Upper: dźiwi hołb
Chinese: [yuan ge], 原鴿, 原鸽, 野鴿

 

         

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