Name: Feral Pigeon
Scientific name: Columba livia
Nature Stars: 10
About: Found in towns and cities, on farmland and around sea cliffs, pretty much everywhere!
How to identify: Smaller than Woodpigeon, larger than Collared Dove and not as pretty as Stock Dove.
Where: Found everywhere.
Fantastic fact: The wild Rock Dove, found around cliffs in the far north and west of Scotland is the ancestor of domesticated pigeons.
Photograph credit: Dario Sanches