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Jeff Wendorff's photography portfolio of doves in the family Columbidae.

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Pigeons and doves constitute the bird family Columbidae, which includes about 42 genera and 310 species.

Pigeons and doves are stout-bodied birds with short necks, and short slender bills (and in some species, these bills feature fleshy ceres). They primarily feed on seeds, fruits, and plants. This family occurs worldwide, but the greatest variety is in the Indomalaya and Australasia ecozones. In general, the terms "dove" and "pigeon" are used somewhat interchangeably. Pigeon is a French word that derives from the Latin pipio, for a "peeping" chick, while dove is a Germanic word that refers to the bird's diving flight. In ornithological practice, "dove" tends to be used for smaller species and "pigeon" for larger ones, but this is in no way consistently applied, and historically, the common names for these birds involve a great deal of variation between the terms. The species most commonly referred to as "pigeon" is the rock dove, one subspecies of which, the domestic pigeon, is common in many cities as the feral pigeon. Pigeons and doves are likely the most common birds in the world.

Doves and Pigeons Photographed
African Mourning Dove, Streptopelia decipiens
Common Ground-Dove, Columbina passerina
Common Wood Pigeon, Columba palumbus
Emerald-spotted Wood-dove, Turtur chalcospilos
Eurasian Collared-dove, Streptopelia decaocto
Galapagos Dove, Zenaida galapagoensis
Inca Dove, Columbina inca
Laughing Dove, Spilopelia senegalensis
Namaqua Dove, Oena capensis
Red-eyed Dove, Streptopelia semitorquata

Rock Dove, Columba livia
Ruddy Ground Dove, Columbina talpacoti
Short-billed Pigeon, Patagioenas nigrirostris
White-tipped Dove, Leptotila verreauxi

Collective Noun Doves and Pigeons
A group of doves has many collective nouns, including a bevy, cote, dole, dule, and flight of doves.

A group of pigeons are referred to as a loft, flock, flight or a kit of pigeons.
African Mourning Dove in TanzaniaAt the waterhole - Common Ground DoveCommon Ground-Dove, Columbina passerinaCommon Wood Pigeon, Columba palumbusEmerald-spotted Wood-doveA Wood-dove in KenyaEurasian Collared-dove, Streptopelia decaoctoGalapagos Dove, Zenaida galapagoensisGalapagos Dove, Zenaida galapagoensisGalapagos Dove, Zenaida galapagoensisInca Dove, Columbina incaInca Dove, Columbina incaInca Dove, Columbina incaLaughing Dove. Also Senegal or Palm Dove in TanzaniaMourning Dove, Zenaida macroura. Also called Turtle Dove, American Mourning Dove or Rain Dove. Formerly, Carolina Pigeon or Carolina TurtledoveMourning Dove, Zenaida macrouraMourning Dove, Zenaida macrouraMourning Dove, Zenaida macrouraMourning Dove, Zenaida macrouraFemale Namaqua Dove in Tanzania