The Rock Dove (Columba livia) is more commonly known as the Feral Pigeon here in Australia. It will be found mainly in urban areas living on city buildings and flocks of pigeons will be seen along the roadways and railway lines.
The plumage of the Feral Pigeon is variable but has a basic pattern of blue-grey with a glossy sheen on the neck. Its wings are black with a chequered pattern, or two black wing bars.
These birds grow to about 33 centimetres in size.
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