Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Subclass Passerae > Superorder Columbimorphae > Order Columbiformes > Suborder Columbi > Superfamily Columboidea > Family Columbidae > Genus Columba

Columba livia Gmelin, 1789

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ColumbaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: pëllumbi i shkëmbit sources: DHORA, DH. 2008: Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Danish: Klippedue sources: danish PESI focal point
 Dutch: Rotsduif sources: Dutch Species Register
 English: (Feral Pigeon); Rock Dove sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 English-United States: (Feral Pigeon); Rock Dove; Rock Pigeon sources: Charles Hussey
 Galician: Colm aille
 German: Felsentaube sources: german PESI focal point
 Greek: Αγριοπερίστερο ; Αγριοπερίστερο sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Irish: Colm aille sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): יונת סלעים sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Italian: Piccione selvatico sources: italian PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: uolinis karvelis sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian: Klippedue (domes: bydue) sources: Norwegian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: klippedue sources: Syst. Nat. 1 pt 2 p. 769
 Norwegian Nynorsk: klippedue sources: Syst. Nat. 1 pt 2 p. 769
 Romanian: Porumbelul de stâncă sources: Romania PESI focal point
 Russian: сизый голубь sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: skalni golob sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Paloma bravía sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: klippduva tamduva
 Turkish: Kaya guvercini; Kaya güvercini sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Голуб сизий; Сизий голуб sources: Ukraine PESI focal point;Ukranian PESI focal point
 Welsh: colomen y graig



External Links



Drs Cees Roselaar. Columba livia Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=97002




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