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Feral Pigeon
  Columba livia
Feral Pigeon

Characteristics:
About 32 cm long. Variable in form and colour but usually blue-grey with two broad black
wing bars.

Distribution:
Introduced species. All those seen in the countryside are descendents of domestic stock. Often appears in large flocks in major urban parks.

Habits:
Feeds on food such as seeds and breadcrumb,
and occasionally other food fed by human.


Photo: Henry Lui

 

 
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