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Common Wood Pigeon
40-42cm (15Â¾-16Â½ in)
Juvenile: browner, duller, no neck patch.
There are 6 subspecies:
Parks, gardens, woods, and farmland.
The diet includes grain, crops and seeds.
Both sexes build the platform nest from twigs in a bush or shrub, particularly in evergreens. The 2 glossy white eggs are incubated by both sexes for 17 days; the young fledge 29-35 days later. There can be up to 3 clutches. Breeding can start as early as March and continue until November.
Call: ru-hoo ru ru-hoo.
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