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Status of wild Pigeons and Doves in Hungary

BANKOVICS, Attila (2001) Status of wild Pigeons and Doves in Hungary. Inx: Biología y Gestión de Colúmbidos silvestres. II Coloquio Internacional = Biologie et la Gestion des Colombins Sauvages. II Coloque International. Naturzale. Cuadernos de Ciencias Naturales (16). Eusko Ikaskuntza, pp. 61-70. ISBN 84-8419-942-8

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There are six species of Columbidae in the Hungarian avifauna. Five of them, including the feral Columba livia, are breeding birds in Hungary. Streptopelia orientalis has only one record as a vagrant. The breeding population of Columba oenas is stable. The population of Columba palumbus has increased steadily from the 1950s, and their breeding area has been enlarged considerably. Streptopelia turturis a widespread and regular breeding bird in Hungary. Streptopelia decaocto is a resident and widespread breeding bird confined to human settlements.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Continuación de cuadernos de Sección. Ciencias Naturales Ponencias del II Coloquio Internacional sobre Bioloía y Gestión de Colúmbidos Silvestres celebradas los días 14 y 15 de diciembre de 2000 en Donostia-San Sebastián, organizado por el grupo Internacional de Investigaciones sobre Fauna Silvestre, GIIFS
Uncontrolled Keywords:Paloma; Aves
Subjects:Life Sciences > Animal Biology (Zoology)
ID Code:7342
Last Modified:11 May 2011 16:44

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