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Bird Illustrations

Perching Birds

Pigeon, Watercolor Illustration


Pigeon (Columbidae livia), colored pencil

About pigeons:
The common pigeon people see in urban areas is a "rock pigeon," also referred to as a "rock dove" . Pigeons live about three to five years. They were introduced to North America in 1606. They're about 11 inches long. They eat seeds and fruits.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal chord)
Class: Aves (birds)
Order: Columbiformes (pigeons and doves)
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columbia
Species: C. livia

For more about pigeons:
Wikipedia, Rock Pigeons
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Photographs of pigeons:

Rock Pigeon Rock Pigeon

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