Wood Pigeon

Wood Pigeon - Columba palumbus Columba palumbus

Size: 16 inches (41 cm)
Habitat: Farmland, parks and gardens
Feeding: Cereal crops, seeds and berries
Eggs: 2 white eggs laid August - September, incubation 17 days
Wood Pigeon    

The woodpigeon is the largest and most common member of the pigeon family in the UK.

It has a blue/grey head and back, a pink/grey chest, a characteristic white neck patch (in adults only) and a black tip on its tail.

They make a familiar cooing call.


Wood Pigeon - Columba palumbus
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