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True pigeons and Doves
Temporal range: Early Miocene–Recent
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Rock Dove / Rock Pigeon (Columba livia domestica)
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Columbimorphae
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Subfamily: Columbinae
Leach, 1820
Subfamilies

True pigeons and doves, Columbinae is a subfamily of birds in the Columbidae family. It includes familiar species such as the Rock Pigeon and Passenger Pigeon.

References

Wrybill This article is part of Project Bird Subfamilies, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each bird subfamily, including made-up families.
Hemipus picatus This article is part of Project Bird Taxonomy, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on every order, family and other taxonomic rank related to birds.
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