Photo category:
Oak forest of continental Greece
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Common Woodpigeon
Pigeons and Doves
Oak forest of continental Greece diorama

Photo of the Common Woodpigeon, Columba palumbus, one of the biggest dove species. It is found in conifer and broad-leaved forests, but shows a strong preference in oak woods to feed in their seeds. It eats also insects and other seeds.