What are doves?

Doves

Pigeons and doves constitute the bird clade Columbidae, that includes some 310 species. They are stout-bodied birds with short necks, and have short, slender bills with fleshy ceres. Doves feed on seeds, fruits, and plants. This family occurs worldwide, but the greatest variety is in the Indomalaya and Australasia ecozones.

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Pigeons And Doves - Taxonomy and Systematics
... which shows the same behavior, the Pteroclididae, is placed near the doves just by this doubtlessly very old characteristic." ) more recently, it had been reported that ... For example, the American ground and quail doves, which are usually placed in the Columbinae, seem to be two distinct subfamilies ... small subfamilies mentioned above with the fruit-doves and -pigeons (including the Nicobar Pigeon), they are here included as a subfamily Raphinae, pending better material evidence of their exact relationships ...
Coming Persecutions - 10:16 Necessity of Cunning and Innocence
... of wolves so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves." When he tells them to be as wise as serpents, this refers back to the Genesis story of Eden ... the commandment to be like serpents with a commandment to be like doves ... Commanding them to be innocent as doves tells the disciples to have pure intentions—elsewhere it is a characteristic of those with integrity ...
List Of Birds Of Mexico - Doves
... Pigeons and doves are stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere ... Rock Dove Columba livia (I) White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Scaled Pigeon Patagioenas speciosa Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata Pale-vent ...
Bitte Orca - Personnel - Additional Musicians
... quartet director, viola ("Stillness is the Move", "Two Doves", "Remade Horizon", "Fluorescent Half Dome") Caleb Russell - violin ("Stillness is the Move", "Two Doves", "Remade Horizon", "Fluorescent Half Dome ...
Doves - Relationship With Humans - In Religion
... In the Hebrew Bible, doves or young pigeons are acceptable burnt offerings for those who cannot afford a more expensive animal ... In the book of Genesis, Noah sent out a dove after the great flood to determine how far the floodwaters had receded ... "Dove" is also a term of endearment in the Song of Songs and elsewhere ...