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Does your child have a keen interest in natural science, and does he enjoy observing our little feathered friends? Are you looking for some pigeon coloring pages to expand his interest in ornithology? If you said yes, then you should keep reading our post!
The pigeon is an intelligent and complex bird belonging to the Columbidae family. It is a stout-bodied bird with a short neck and a short bill. There are around 250 species of pigeons, scattered throughout the world, except the frigid regions and remote islands. Take a flight with your little one with our ten pigeon pictures to color. Check them out below!
10 Beautiful Pigeon Coloring Pages:
1. Rock Pigeon:Sponsored
Here’s a coloring image of a rock pigeon. The rock pigeon is one of the most common pigeons in the world. You will find these pigeons in public squares and streets, feeding on birdseeds and discarded food. They build their nest on grain towers, cliffs, under the bridges and barns. Rock pigeons are typically blue-gray in color, but plain, pale and rusty red rock pigeons are also quite common.
2. King Pigeon:
Here is a king pigeon coloring page. King pigeons are larger than homing and feral pigeons. They are pure white with pink beaks. King Pigeons are facing extinction due to their inability to survive in the wild. They lack proper survival skills and flying capabilities. However, King Pigeons make excellent aviary residents and pets.
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3. Pigeon As A Mode Of Communication:
In ancient times, before the advent of the telegram, pigeons were a mode of communication. They would deliver the messages over great distances. The messenger inserted the message into a tube and attached to the pigeon’s leg. The pigeon would take the message to the required place. But, sometimes it would take several days for the pigeon to reach its destination.
4. Angel Gabriel And Mary:
The divine pigeon coloring sheet features Angel Gabriel blessing Mother Mary with a pigeon over her head. Angel Gabriel announces to Virgin Mary that she would conceive and become the mother of Jesus. He told Virgin Mary to name the son Yehoshua. The pigeon in the coloring page represents the Holy Spirit.
5. Racing Pigeons:
Racing pigeons are healthy and muscular flyers with extremely powerful homing instincts. These pigeons come in a variety of colors, but white or blue are most common. Racing pigeons can also assimilate into wild and forage with their wild friends. These pigeons are often lost or injured due to traveling long distances.
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6. Feral Pigeons:
The feral pigeon is another common variety of pigeons after the rock pigeons. Feral pigeons can adapt to rural, urban, and suburban areas. You will find these blue pigeons roosting on buildings and public plazas. In the countryside, these pigeons reside in the barns and around the cliff areas.
Here’s a pigeon coloring sheet of Carneau, a breed developed over years of selective breeding. It is a descendant of rock pigeon and originated in France. The Carneau is a large sized pigeon of dark brown or white color. But kids can use any color they like for this Carneau.
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8. Band-Tailed Pigeon:
The Band-Tailed Pigeon is native to the Pacific Coast and North America. These pigeons have a long, gray tail with a white band and a patch at the nape of the neck. Band-tailed pigeons are about 14 to 18 inches long with yellow beak and feet. You will find them in woodlands and forest edges. They spend much of their time in the trees.
9. Tippler Pigeon:
Meet Tippler pigeon, a breed of domestic pigeon. The tippler pigeons were bred to participate in racing and endurance competitions. They are a cross breed between the cumulet and homing pigeon. The crossbreeding improved the bird’s endurance and allowed a larger flight range. Tippler pigeons are endemic to China and the Mediterranean regions.
10. Bert With His Pigeon:
Here’s a coloring image of Bert with a pigeon. Bert is Ernie’s roommate and best friend on the “Sesame Street”. He is a studious and serious boy with a passion for pigeons. He also has a pet pigeon named Bernice. Unlike the other Muppet birds, Bernice is a real pigeon. Bert also taught her to play checkers, but she managed to beat him just twice in ten games.
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These coloring pages of Pigeons will not only help your child learn about various species of pigeons but also help develop his hand-eye coordination. How much did your child enjoy coloring these diagrams? Share your experiences below. Leave a comment.
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