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Common Wood-Pigeon

Columba palumbus Linnaeus, 1758

The Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus) is a large species in the dove and pigeon family. It belongs to the Columba genus and, like all pigeons and doves, belongs to the family Columbidae. It is locally known in southeast England as the Culver. Source: Wikipedia




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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

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/760F307A

Taxonomic 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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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
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Ringdue
Polish:
grzywacz
Portuguese:
Pombo-torcaz
Russian:
Вяхирь
Slovak:
holub hrivnák
Swedish:
ringduva
Ukrainian:
Припутень
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:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Common Wood Pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Common Wood-pigeon ( Columba palumbus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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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):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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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):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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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: Вялiкi голуб, Вялікі голуб, Вяхір, Голуб вялікі
Bulgarian: Гривяк
Breton: Ar gudon, Kudon
Catalan: Somorgollaire alablanc, Tudó
Catalan (Balears): Tudó
Valencian: Somorgollaire alablanc
Montenegrin: golub grivnjaš
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
English (United Kingdom): Common Woodpigeon
English (IOC): Common Wood Pigeon
Esperanto: ringokolombo
Spanish: Paloma Torcaz
Spanish (Spain): Paloma Torcaz
Spanish (HBW): 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
Scientific: Columba palumba, Columba palumbus, Columba palumbus palumbus
Luxembourgish: Grouss Bëschdauf
Lithuanian: Keršinis, Keršulis, Paprastasis keršulis
Latvian: Lauku balodis
Macedonian: Гулаб гривинаш, гулаб гурмиш, Гулаб–гривнеж
Mongolian: Ойн тагтаа
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠣᠢ ᠵᠢᠨ ᠲᠠᠭᠲᠠᠭ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Transliteration): oiŋ tagtaa
Moldavian: Porumbel gulerat
Maltese: Tudun
Dutch: Houtduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Ringdue
Norwegian: Ringdue
Polish: Gołąb grzywacz, grzywacz, Siniak
Pinyin: bān-wěi lín-gē, mori-bato
Portuguese: pombo torcaz, Pombo-torcaz
Portuguese (Portugal): Pombo-torcaz
Romansh: Tidun
Romanian: Porumbel gulerat
Russian: Vyakhir, витютень, Вяхирь, Вяхирь обыкновенный
Sardinian: Palumba
Scots: Calman fiadhaich, Calman-choille, Smudan
Sindhi: ٽج سً ػىڂڄي
Northern Sami: Gierdoduvvá
Slovak: Holub hrivnák, Holub hrivnatý
Slovenian: golob grivar, grivar
Albanian: Gugashi, Pëllumbi i pyllit
Serbian: Golub grivaš, Golub grivnaš, 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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