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Perched on a gairden fence post, England
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Faimily: Columbidae
Genus: Columba
Species: C. palumbus
Binomial name
Columba palumbus
Global range     Year-roond range     Simmer range     Winter range
Columba palumbus

The cushat or cushie-doo (Columba palumbus) is a kind o doo. The cushat can be identified bi its muckle bouk (38–43 cm), an the white on its hause an wing. It is itherweys a plain gray bird, wi a pinkie breest.

The cushat is the maist braidly fand doo athort Great Britain, wi mair nor 5 million cleckin pairs in the Unitit Kinrick.

In cultur

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"Cushiedoo's" is a quinine-free brand o tonic watter frae Edinburgh namit for the bird thit is weel-kent in the city's ootlyin auries.


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  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Columba palumbus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)