Dove

Dove is the name applied to certain species of the pigeon family, especially to those of smaller size.

Mourning Dove
Mourning doves inhabit both open woods and groves and farmland transcontinentally (Corel Professional Photos).
Band-tailed Dove Distribution
Mourning Dove Distribution

Dove is the name applied to certain species of the pigeon family, especially to those of smaller size. No scientific distinction exists between doves and pigeons, and the names are interchangeable; eg, Columba livia is commonly known as domestic pigeon, rock dove or rock pigeon.


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