Columba livia | rock pigeon


Other Names: rock pigeon, blue rock dove

A common city pigeon, rock pigeons originate from Europe and northern Africa. An adept cosmopolitan coloniser, this species may have been introduced to Hawaiʻi as early as 1788. Usually seen in urban areas, but also along rocky cliffs. They have a shiny green neck and grey body with black wing stripes. In urban areas, they can be almost completely white.