What Is the Difference between a Dove and a Pigeon?

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The difference between pigeons and doves lies in their size. Doves are smaller and have a pointed tail as compared to the pigeons that are larger in size and have rounded tail. Large pigeons way up to weigh up to 4 kilograms while doves can way as little as 22 grams.
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Scientifically there is no difference between pigeons and doves. Both belong to the Dove family, the Columbidae, of which there are 290 species. Doves and pigeons have smooth feathers
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doves are always white and pigeons are always black mostly just a color difference.
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A pigeon is a type of dove. What we call 'pigeons' are actually Rock Dove (Columba livia), a member of the Columbidae family, which includes pigeons and doves. Embed Quote
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Doves are generally sleeker and smaller with pointed tails, while
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