Rock Pigeon

Rock Pigeon or the Blue Rock Pigeon or the Feral or Domestic Pigeon is a widespread resident in India and is more commonly known as just “Pigeon”. They are a common sight in urban areas like crowded streets, public squares, railway stations, etc. where they live on discarded food and offerings of birdseed. They often gather in flocks. When spooked, the flock may suddenly fly into the air and circle several times before coming down again.

Gujarati Name


Scientific Name

Columba livia

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Pigeons-Doves