Stock Dove
Columba oenas

>> GENERAL >>>>>

– rather large dove, considerably smaller than Common Wood Pigeon
– diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or (more regularly) in small to large rather dense flocks
– sometimes mixed with Common Wood Pigeon

>> VISUAL ID >>>>>


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas, AD
BIF1150, 13/12/2012, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas, AD
BIF1151, 13/12/2012, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas, AD
BIF1152, 24/06/2014, Jüterbog, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
BIF1182, 07/11/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, MHE


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
BIF1163, 24/07/2013, Prignitz, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas, 2CY
BIF1153, 10/08/2013, Prignitz, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas, AD
BIF1154, 13/12/2012, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas, AD
Common Wood Pigeon Columba p. palumbus, AD
BIF1166, 13/12/2012, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
BIF1183, 08/10/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, MHE


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
BIF1184, 14/11/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
BIF1156, 15/03/2010, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
BIF1157, 15/03/2010, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
Common Wood Pigeon Columba p. palumbus, AD, 1CY
BIF1158, 14/09/2013, Wermsdorf, Germany, Mathias Putze


Stock Dove Columba o. oenas
Common Wood Pigeon Columba p. palumbus, AD, 1CY
BIF1159, 26/10/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze

>> ACOUSTIC ID >>>>>

– nonvocal during migration, but distinctive wing sound

>> COMPARISON SPECIES >>>>>

Rock Dove (v)
Feral Pigeon (v)
Common Wood Pigeon (v)
Eurasian Collared Dove (v)
European Turtle Dove (v)
Oriental Turtle Dove (v)

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