Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Hill Pigeon

Hill Pigeon Columba rupestris

Described by: Pallas (1811)
Alternate common name(s): Eastern Rock Dove, Eastern Rock Pigeon, Blue Hill-Pigeon, White-tailed Rock-Pigeon, White-tailed Rock-Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


near Qinghai Lake, China - Jun 18, 2004 © Don Roberson  Tso Moriri, Ladakh, India - Jun, 2005 © Nikhil Devasar  Tso Moriri, Ladakh, India - Jun, 2005 © Nikhil Devasar 
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C. and e. Asia;
(1) Himalayas of c. Asia from Kazakhstan, Turkestan and n. India (Kashmir, Ladakh (Tso Moriri)), Sikkim, and s. Tibet.
(2) S. Siberia (Altai and Lake Baikal regions e. through Transbaicalia to Amurland and Ussuriland), n. China (Qinghai, Kinkiang e. to Manchuria and s. to Szechwan, nw. Yunnan and Shantung) and Korea.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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