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Rock Doves feed on oats
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Image details:  
Image Description: Rock Doves feed on oats
Image notes: In Shetland, Rock Doves nest in sea caves.                        Diary 14th. Feb: "Cullivoe with Betty. Photographed Rock Doves in Basil Anderson's yard."
Species in Image: Rock Dove
Date: 1966
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01731

General details:  
Common Name Rock Dove
Latin Name Columba livia
Shetland Name Wild Pigeon
Latin Group Name Columbiformes
Latin Family Name Columbidae
Common Family Name Pigeons and Doves
Description Fairly common breeding resident. They nest along the coast in caves and crevices on higher cliffs.
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