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 palumbus Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ColumbaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name


Columba palumbus azorica Hartert, E., 1905

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: gugashi; guhaku; llabatani 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: Ringdue sources: danish PESI focal point
 Dutch: Houtduif sources: Dutch Species Register
 English: Woodpigeon sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 English-United States: Common Wood Pigeon; Woodpigeon sources: Charles Hussey
 Galician: Colm coille
 German: Ringeltaube sources: Germany PESI focal point
 Greek: Κοινή Φάσσα ; Κοινή Φάσσα sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Irish: Colm coille sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): יונת ענק sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Italian: Colombaccio sources: italian PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: keršulis sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian: Ringdue sources: Norwegian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: ringdue sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 163
 Norwegian Nynorsk: ringdue sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 163
 Romanian: Porumbelul gulerat sources: Romania PESI focal point
 Russian: вяхирь; или витютень (устар.) sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: grivar sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Paloma torcaz sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: ringduva
 Turkish: Tahtali guvercin; Tahtalı güvercin sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Вяхир; Вяхирь; Припутень sources: Ukranian PESI focal point
 Welsh: ysguthan



External Links



Drs Cees Roselaar. Columba palumbus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=97005




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