My BirdsI have many birds but the most i like are Pigeon and Peacock . The Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), or Rock Dove, is a member of the bird family Columbidae (doves and pigeons).
In common usage, this bird is often simply referred to as the "pigeon". The species includes the domestic
pigeon (including the fancy pigeon), and escaped domestic pigeons have given rise to feral populations around the world.
Wild Rock Pigeons are pale grey with two black bars on each wing, although domestic and feral pigeons are very variable in colour and pattern.
There are few visible differences between males and females. The species is generally monogamous, with two squeakers (young) per brood.
Both parents care for the young for a time.
Habitats include various open and semi-open environments, including agricultural and urban areas. Cliffs and rock ledges are used for
roosting and breeding in the wild. Originally found wild in Europe, North Africa, and western Asia, feral Rock Pigeons have become
established in cities around the world. The species is abundant, with an estimated population of 17 to 28 million feral and wild birds in Europe.
The term peafowl can refer to the two species of bird in the genus Pavo of the pheasant family, Phasianidae.
The African Congo Peafowl is placed in its own genus Afropavo and is not dealt with here.
Peafowl are best known for the male's extravagant tail, which it displays as part of courtship. The male is called a peacock, and the female a peahen.
The female peafowl is brown or toned grey and brown.
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