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
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RangeC. 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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