dove

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dove

a bird which together with the pigeon forms the large bird family Columbidae. There appears not to be a clearcut distinction between the two groups and some types have alternative names, one of them a pigeon, the other one a dove. They vary in color, but mostly within the range of gray, through cream and light brown to a deep beige, sometimes with markings. The legs are clean of feathers.
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Anyway, here they are - birds of the family Columbidae.
1 kg Psittinus cyanurus D A 12 cm Loriculus galgulus D A 13 E) Order Columbiformes Family Columbidae Chalcophaps indica D T 25 Social Seed-eating Species system [II] Range [N] mode [#] A) Order Primata Family Cercopithecidae Nasalis larvatus H R P Presbytis rubicunda RDP R P Presbytis cristata RDP?
Las familias con mayor riqueza fueron: Tyrannidae (18 especies), Fumariidae (10 especies), Thraupidae y Columbidae (ambas con seis especies).
Comparison of some haematological parameters between three bird species from the Columbidae family--short communication.
Por su parte, Trochilidae fue la mas abundante con 118 capturas (37,7% del total), seguida por Turdidae con 77 (24,6%) y Columbidae con 38 (12,1%).
The Fringillidae (56%, primarily infected with Plasmodium), Turdidae (53% infected with microfilariae) and Columbidae (36% primarily infected with Haemoproteus) showed the highest prevalence of infection with haematozoa.
In addition, Blockstein & Westmoreland (1993) concluded that monogamy in the family Columbidae is based on few, mostly captive species with known exceptions.
tested Cardinalidae 2 54 Columbidae 4 270 Dendrocolaptidae 4 17 Falconidae 3 5 Furnariidae 12 201 Icteridae 3 137 Passeridae 1 87 Phasianidae 2 8 Polioptilidae 2 7 Troglodytidae 1 17 Turdidae 8 132 Tyrannidae 1 370 Range of [PRNT.
La mayor parte de ellas pertenece al orden Passeriformes, mientras que dentro de las familias destacan Emberizidae, Columbidae y Psittacidae.