Mourning Dove (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm
Order: Columbiformes (Pigeons & Doves)
Family: Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)
Genus: Zenaida
Species: Macroura (Greek for 'long-tailed')
'Mourning' refers to its low, mournful 'coo' sound, similar
to an owl - the extinct Dodo belongs to this order
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Updated February 16 2018
Order: Columbiformes (Pigeons & Doves)
Family: Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)
Genus: Columba
Species: Livia
Introduced to North America by European colonists in the
1600s (escaped from domestication) - also known as
Homing or Carrier Pigeon, Rock Dove
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Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm
2 species
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm
Order: Columbiformes (Pigeons & Doves)
Family: Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)
Genus: Columba
Species: Livia
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Audio - updated November 23 2010
Mourning Dove audio
Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm
Order: Columbiformes (Pigeons & Doves)
Family: Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)
Genus: Columba
Species: Livia
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm
Order: Columbiformes (Pigeons & Doves)
Family: Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)
Genus: Columba
Species: Livia
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm - Asquith Park - May 2014
Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm - West Don Valley (E.T. Seton Park) - October 2009
Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm - Toronto Music Garden - October 2013
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Updated March 3 2018
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Mourning Dove (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm - Lower Don Parklands - May 2007
Rock Pigeon (sexes similar) - approx. 30 cm - Harbour Square Park - October 2011
Audio - updated June 18 2015
Rock Dove audio