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Rock Pigeon

Columba livia Gmelin, JF 1789

The rock dove, rock pigeon, or common pigeon is a member of the bird family Columbidae. In common usage, it is often simply referred to as the "pigeon". Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
   Columba
Scientific:
  Columba livia


Original description

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF 1789

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 2 1 pt2 p.769

Protonym:
  Columba domestica livia

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656264


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BBA263C235B15B88

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BBA263C2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BBA263C2


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177071

Geographic range:

  • Columba livia livia: Western Palearctic
  • Columba livia canariensis: Canary Islands and islands off Morocco
  • Columba livia atlantis: Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde Islands
  • Columba livia nigricans: Mongolia and n China (Shanxi, Jilin and Gansu)
  • Columba livia palaestinae: Palestine, Israel, Jordan, and the Sinai and Arabian peninsulas
  • 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 (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 gymnocycla: Mauritania, Mali and Ghana; coastal Senegambia and Guinea
  • Columba livia intermedia: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  • Show more...
English:
Rock Pigeon
Catalan:
Colom roquer
Czech:
holub skalní
Danish:
Klippedue
German:
Felsentaube
Spanish:
Paloma Bravía
Spanish (Spain):
Paloma Bravía
Finnish:
kalliokyyhky (kesykyyhky)
French:
Pigeon biset
Croatian:
Divlji Golub
Hungarian:
szirti galamb
Icelandic:
Bjargdúfa
Italian:
Piccione selvatico
Japanese (romaji):
kawarabato
Japanese:
カワラバト
Lithuanian:
Uolinis karvelis/Naminis karvelis
Dutch:
Rotsduif
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Klippedue
Norwegian:
Klippedue
Polish:
gołąb skalny
Portuguese:
pombo-doméstico / pombo-das-rochas
Portuguese (Brazil):
pombo-doméstico
Portuguese (Portugal):
Pombo-das-rochas
Russian:
Сизый голубь
Slovak:
holub divý
Serbian:
Divlji ili domaći golub
Swedish:
klippduva
Ukrainian:
Голуб сизий
Chinese:
原鸽
Chinese (Traditional):
野鴿


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 64th suppl.):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pigeon biset ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pigeon biset ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Feral Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Feral Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Common Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Columba livia [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Columba livia [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Columba livia [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/07/2022):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/09/2023):
Rock Pigeon ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.04:
Rock Dove ( Columba livia) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Columba livia [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Columba livia [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Abkhazian: аБнаҳәыҳә, аБынҳәыҳә
Afrikaans: Rotsduif, Tuinduif, Tuinduif (Stadsduif)
Arabic: الحمامة البرية, حمام ازرق, حمام صخري, حمام وحشي, حمام وحشي حمام دحل
Asturian: Palomba, Palombu bravu
Azerbaijani: Çöl göyərçini
Bashkir: күгәрсен, күк күгәрсен, ҡыр күгәрсене
Belarusian: šyzy hołub, Голуб шызы, шызы голуб
Bulgarian: skalen g"l"b, Див скален гълъб, скален гълъб
Bengali: গোলা পায়রা, জারাচর কফুতয , জারারী বকতয , হগারা ঩ায়যা
Bengali (transliteration): gōlā pāẏarā, jālāli kabutara, jālālī kaitara
Breton: An dube, Dube, dubet, Pichon
Catalan: Colom roquer, Colom salvatge, Xixella
Catalan (Balears): Colom salvatge
Valencian: Xixella
Montenegrin: divlji golub, дивљи голуб
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): дивљи голуб
Cree: omeemeesees, omîmîw
Cree, Plains: omeemeesees
Cree (syllabic): ᐅᒦᒦᐤ
Czech: holub domácí, Holub skalní
Chuvash: Ахаль кăвакарчăн
Welsh: Colomen ddôf, colomen y graig, Colomen y Graig/Colomen Ddôf
Danish: Klippedue
German: Felsentaube, Felsentaube/Stra§entaube, Felsentaube/Verwilderte Haustaube, Haustaube, Strassentaube
Greek: [aurioperistero], aurioperistero, Αγριoπερίστερo, Αγριοπερίστερο, Αρκοπέζουνο
Greek (Cypriot): Αρκοπέζουνο
Emerillon: Pikauhu
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
English (Australia): Rock Dove
English (United Kingdom): Rock Dove
English (Hawaii): Manu nūnū - Rock Pigeon
English, HBW: Rock Dove
English, Hawaii: Manu nūnū - Rock Pigeon
English (India): Rock Pigeon (Blue Rock Pigeon)
English (IOC): Rock Dove
English (Kenya): Rock Pigeon
English (United States): Rock Pigeon
Esperanto: Kolombo, roka kolombo, Rokkolombo
Spanish: Paloma, Paloma bravia, Paloma Bravía, Paloma Casera, Paloma Común, Paloma de castilla, Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Argentine): Paloma Bravía, Paloma doméstica
Spanish (Chile): Paloma, Paloma doméstica
Spanish (Colombia): Paloma bravía, Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Costa Rica): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Cuba): Paloma bravía, Paloma mensajera o doméstica
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Paloma Bravía, Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Ecuador): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Spain): Paloma Bravía
Spanish (HBW): Paloma bravía
Spanish (Honduras): Paloma de castilla
Spanish (Mexico): Paloma Común, Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Nicaragua): Paloma Común
Spanish (Panama): Paloma Bravía
Spanish (Peru): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Paloma Bravía
Spanish (Paraguay): Paloma casera, Paloma doméstica
Spanish (Uruguay): Paloma Doméstica
Spanish (Venezuela): Paloma Doméstica
Estonian: kaljutuvi, Kodutuvi
Basque: Colom roquer, haitz-uso, Haitz-usoa
Persian: کبوتر چاهی
Finnish: Kalliokyyhky, kalliokyyhky (kesykyyhky), Kesykyyhky
Faroese: bládúgva, Bládúva
French: Pigeon biset, Pigeon biset domestique, Pigeon de ville, Pigeon domestique
French (Haiti): Pigeon domestique
Friulian: colomp di tor, colomp salvadi
Frisian: Rotsdo
Irish: colm aille, colu'r aille, pomba brava
Guadeloupean Creole French: Pigeon
Gaelic: Calman Creige
Galician: Colom roquer, Pomba brava, pomba das rochas, Pombo das rochas
Guarani: Pykasu óga, 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: Burung Merpati Batu, Merpati Batu
Icelandic: Bjargdúfa, Húsdúfa
Italian: Piccione, Piccione domestico, Piccione selvatico, Piccione selvatico semidomestico, Piccione terraiolo, Piccione torraiolo
Japanese (romaji): Dobato, do-bato, ie-bato, kawarabato, Kawara-bato, kawarabato(dobato)
Japanese: イエバト, カウァラバト, カワラバト, カワラバト(ドバト), ドバト
Japanese (Kanji): 土鳩, 家鳩, 河原鳩, 鴿
Georgian: გარეული მტრედი
Kara-Kalpak: жабайы пәттек, сизарь кептер, сур кептер
Kabardian: губгъуэтхьэрыкъуэ
Mongolian, Halh: хүрэвтэр тагтаа
Khakas: Худай хузы
Kazakh: жабайы көк көгершін, кәдімгі көк көгершін, Кєк кептер, көк кептер, көккептер, көкшіл сұр кептер
Kazakh (Transliteration): kök kepter
Greenlandic: Tui
Korean: 집비둘기
Korean (Transliteration): jip-bidulgi
Karachay-Balkar: кѐк кѐгюрчюн
North Karelian: kallivokyyhkyni
Cornish: Colom carrek, Colom wyls, kolomm an garrek
Kirghiz: көк көгүчкөн
Scientific: Columba (domestica) ß livia, Columba cucullata, Columba cucullata, Columba domestica, Columba galeata, Columba gutturosa, Columba hispanica, Columba hispida, Columba livia, Columba livia livia, Columba melanura, Columba mercurialis, Columba percussor, Columba prolifera, Columba tabellaria, Columba tremula, Columba turbita, Columba turca, Columba tympanista, Columba vertaga
Ladino: colomba salvaria
Luxembourgish: Fielsendauf, Hausdauf
Lithuanian: Balandis, Kieminis, Naminis karvelis, uolinis karvelis, Uolinis karvelis/Naminis karvelis
Latvian: Klinšu balodis, Mājas balodis
Malagasy: Voromailala
Macedonian: div gulab, Гулаб пештерник/Домашен гулаб, див гулаб
Malayalam: മാടപ്പ്രാവ് 
Mongolian: хүрэвтэр тагтаа, Хөхвөр тагтаа
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠦᠬᠡᠪᠦᠷ ᠲᠠᠭᠲᠠᠭ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠠᠩᠬᠠᠨ ᠦ ᠲᠠᠭᠲᠠᠭ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Анханы тагтаа, Зэрлэг тагтаа, Хээрийн тагтаа
Mongolian (Transliteration): aŋkhani tagtaa, kheeriŋ tagtaa, khökhvör tagtaa, zerleg tagtaa
Moldavian: Porumbel de stâncă
Malay: Burung Merpati, Burung Pergam Batu, Merpati
Maltese: ħamiema selvaġġa, Tudun tal-Gebel, tudun tal-ġebel, tudun tal-ġebel il-beċċun tal-blat
Nepali: मलेवा
Dutch: Postduif, Rotsduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Klippedue
Norwegian: Bydue, Klippe-/Bydue, Klippedue, Klippedue (bydue), Klippedue (Domestisert: Bydue), Klippedue / Bydue, Klippedue bydue, Klippedue/Bydue
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): meččykyyhköi
Polish: gołąb miejski, Gołąb miejski¦Gołąb skalny, golab skalny, gołąb skalny, Pustynnik
Pinyin: bógē, gēzi, jiā gē, yě gē, yě gēzi, yě lóulóu, yuán gē
Portuguese: pombo da rocha, Pombo o pombo-doméstico, Pombo-das-rochas, Pombo-doméstico, pombo-doméstico / pombo-das-rochas
Portuguese (Brazil): pombo-domestico, Pombo-doméstico
Portuguese (Madeira): Pombo-da-rocha
Portuguese (Portugal): Pombo-das-rochas
Rarotongan: Rupe Papa‘ā
Romansh: columba da chasa, Columba da chasa selvadia, columba selvadia
Rhaeto-Romance: Columba selvadia
Romanian: bareski-golumbaika, baresko-golumbo, Porumbel de casă, porumbel de stânca, porumbel de stâncă
Russian: Cизый голубь, Sizy Golub, sizyj golub', Голубь сизый, Сизый голубь
Yakut: күөх холууп
Sardinian: agreste, Columbu agreste, columbu aresti, columbu de is arrocas, didu, tidori, tidu, tzidu
Scots: Calman creige, calman-creige
Northern Sami: bákteduvvá, Duvvá, Gávpotduvvá
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Podu Paraviya
Slovak: holub divý, holub skalný
Slovenian: domaci golob, skalni golob
Samoan: lupe palagi
Albanian: Kumria e shkëmbit, pëllumbi i egër i shkëmbit
Serbian: divlji golub, Divlji ili domaći golub, Golub pecinar, pitomi golub, Голуб пећинар, Дивлји голуб, дивљи голуб
Sotho, Southern: Leeba-la-sekhooa
Swedish: Klippduva, Tamduva
Swahili: Njiwa-mjini
Tamil: Mada Pura
Tajik: кабӯтари ѐбої, кабӯтари кабуд, кабӯтари муқаррарӣ
Thai: นกพิราบ, นกพิราบป่า
Thai (Transliteration): nók pʰí-râap, nók pʰí-râap pàa
Turkmen: gögerçin гөгерчин, kaya güvercini
Turkish: Güvercin, Kaya güvercini, Көк кептер
Tatar: күгелҗем күгәрчен, күк күгәрчен
Tahitian: u 'u aira' o
Tuvinian: Көгулдүр көге-буга, Көгүлдүрге
Udmurt: гӧгӧрсин, гурлань, кӧгӧрсин, чагыр дыдык
Ukrainian: sizij golub, Голуб сизий , сизий голуб
Uzbek: ѐввойи каптар, зангори кабутар, коя каптари, кўк каптар, кўк каптар сезак, кўк қоя каптари, сезак, тоғ кўк каптари
Vietnamese: Bồ câu, Chim Bồ câu, Chim Bồ câu đá, Chim Câu, Chim Gầm ghì đá, Gầm ghì đá
Sorbian, Lower: źiwy gołub
Sorbian, Upper: dźiwi hołb
Kalmyk: көк җивртә көглҗрһн, көк көглҗрһн, көквр җивртә көглҗрһн, көквр көглҗрһн
Chinese: [yuan ge], 原鴿, 原鸽, 家鸽, 野喽喽, 野嘍嘍, 野鴿, 野鸽, 野鸽子, 鸽子, 鹁鸽
Chinese (Traditional): 原鴿, 家鴿, 野嘍嘍, 野鴿, 野鴿子, 鴿子, 鵓鴿
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 野鴿
Chinese (Taiwan): 野鸽

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