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That first day, we lined up every 100 yards or so along a big sunflower field and waited for rock pigeons to fly over.
The scientists sequenced the genomes of the rock pigeon, as well as fancy breeds and feral pigeons.
Maximum average of Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) was observed in Low Urbanized Area i.
Moore's "piebald feathers" "on a titantic scale" recall the "chequered" (Darwin's word) design on the wings of the Rock Pigeon.
In this respect, we were unable to find differences in rock pigeon, probably due to the fact that we performed our measurements out of the breeding season.
This number would equate to a rock pigeon population of 1.
It is likely that information about the seasonal changes in population, their roosting sites, nesting sites, food and water points and facilitating building structures may help manage the feral blue rock pigeon population in urban environments.
Rock pigeon (they actually did nest on rocky cliffs in Europe before domesticated ones were brought here; city buildings and bridges serve them just as well), 505; mourning dove, 271.
Revenue generated from animal trade: Some animal species during the current study, were found to be traded in greater numbers in both the markets (Table 3); Common Quail (226), rabbit (91), Blue- rock Pigeon (75), Bank Myna (80), Whooper Swan (36), Common Myna (60), Mallard (56), Freshwater turtles (60) and fishes (142).
Key words: clindamycin, pharmacokinetics, treatment, avian, rock pigeon, Columba livia
Well, the Lincolnshire Blue Rock pigeon raised in Lincolnshire, England was considered the best-of-the-best when it came to live bird targets.