doves and pigeons?

Subject: doves and pigeons?
From: "jade welch" <>
Date: Wed, 01 Jan 2003 21:42:34 +1000

Hi all,

Can anyone tell me what makes a dove a dove and a pigeon a pigeon? Are these two names used to discribe any particular attributes? I have looked in a number of books and i can not find out what makes a dove a dove and a pigeon a pigeon. Thankyou for your help.

Yours sincerely

Mr Jade Welch

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