Rock (Feral) Pigeon
Other Names: city dove, city pigeon, street pigeon
Distribution: Western and southern Europe, North Africa and southwest Asia. Introduced to North America.
Size: average 30–35 cm in length and have a wingspan of 62–68 cm.
Plumage: variable. Most are bluish grey with white lower back, two black bars and two black bands on the pale grey wings. Tip is dark tipped with white margin. Most have glossy / iridescent throat feathers. A reddish variety also exists. The immature plumage is overall duller.
Eyes mostly orange, but some have white-grey irises. The eyelids are orange and the eyes are encircled with grey-white eye ring.