Columbidae

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Pigeon
Temporal range: Early Miocene–recent[1]
Treron vernans male - Kent Ridge Park.jpg
Pink-necked green pigeon
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Superorder: Psittacimorphae
Order: Columbiformes
Latham, 1790
Faimily: Columbidae
Leach, 1820
Subfamilies
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Geographic range o the faimily Columbidae

A doo is a bird o the faimily Columbidae. The birds can be foond athort the warld, but the maist varieties bides in the airts aboont Indonesia an Australie. There is mair nor 300 species o doos.

Doos is thick-boukit birds wi a cutty hause an short nairae beaks. The species for ordinar cried the "doo" is Columba livia, common in mony ceeties.

The nests o doos is for ordinar made o ryce. Their twa white eggs is incubatit bi baith the male an the female. Doos feeds on seeds, fruit an plaunts. Unalike maist ither birds, the doos maks a type o milk. Baith sexes creates this gey nutritious milk for tae feed tae the young.

Mony fowk hauds doos for a habbie, sic as racin, or tae send messages. Doos is for ordinae hauden in a doocot.

As a seembol[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the Bible, Noah released a white doo for tae find laund efter the fluid. The doo returned wi an olive brainch. For ordinar a white doo wi an olive brainch in its beak means peace an lou.

Ither doos[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Farner, Donald (2012). Avian Biology. Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-323-15799-5.