Columba livia

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Noun1.Columba livia - pale grey Eurasian pigeon having black-striped wings from which most domestic species are descendedColumba livia - pale grey Eurasian pigeon having black-striped wings from which most domestic species are descended
pigeon - wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs
genus Columba, Columba - type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons
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Key words: Mycoplasma, pigeon herpesvirus-1, the Netherlands, respiratory disease, avian, pigeon, Columba livia
Buoyancy and similarity of the swimming of Manta birostris (Elasmobranchii: Myliobatidae) with the flying cycle of Columba livia (Aves: Columbidae)
Aves Junco hyemalis Picoides villosus Columba livia 1.
That bird's blueprint served as a reference for putting together the genomes of 40 other rock pigeons, all members of the species Columba livia, including individuals from 36 breeds and two feral pigeons.
Key results of this study include sequencing of the genome of the rock pigeon Columba livia, which is among the most common bird species.
I would guess the most likely would be our plain garden dove, the Feral Columba Livia, or perhaps the Cape Turtle Dove.
An hypertrophied red orbital ring is present in one subspecies of Rock Dove, namely Columba livia gymnocyclus of Africa (Goodwin 1983).
The epithelial cells of the lobe in Rock Pigeon Columba livia are surrounded by connective tissue septa and do not form tubules ending in a central cavity.
Latin name: Columba livia Family: Pigeons and doves (Columbidae) Overview: Pigeons are actually domesticated rock doves that have returned to the wild or semi-wild.
Totales Frecuentes Gremios 1 Paloma domestica, Columba livia O-S 2 Gorrion, Passer domesticus O-S 3 Zorzal colorado, Turdus rufiventris# O-S 4 Cotorra, Mviopsitta monacha# G-A 5 Torcacita comun, Columbina picui# G-S 6 Paloma picazuro,Patagioenaspicazuro# G-S 7 Torcaza, Zenaida auriculata# G-S 8 Hornero, Furnarius rttfus# 1-S 9 Benteveo, Pitangus sulplturatus# O-S 10 Calancate ala roja, Aratinga leucophthalma F-A 11 Calandria grande, Minuts saturninus# O-S 12 Golondrina domestica, Progne chalybea# I-A poco Frecuentes 13 Estornino Pinto, Sturnus vulgaris O-S 14 Chingolo, Zonotrichia capensis# G-S 15 Tordo musico, Molothrus badius# G-S 16 Ratona comun, Troglod tes aedon# 1-V 17 Picabuey, Machetornis ri.