English: Common Wood Pigeon, Ring Dove, Wood Pigeon Russian: Вяхирь, Витютень
Mongolian: Ойн тагтаа
French: Pigeon ramier
Japanese: モリバト (Moribato)
Body length: 38-43 cm
Wing span: 68-77 cm
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 2 (occasionally 1)
Egg colour: Slightly glossy white.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Data Deficient
Food: Seeds, grain, buds and roots.
Habitat: In Mongolia, this is breeding
visitor and possibly a wintering species. However, documented breeding records
of the species are still lacking. It nests in trees of dense deciduous,
coniferous and mixed forest in river valleys and forest steppe. The nest is a
thin but firm platform of twigs, the eggs sometimes visible from below.