Scientific name: family: columbidae
Doves and pigeons are very closely related. The word 'dove' is usually used for smaller, paler varieties of pigeon. The classic dove is white.
A duck is a kind of small to medium water bird, related to the much larger goose and swan. Ducks can be found around water all over the world, in rivers, ponds and even the sea. Ducks eat water plants, small fish and snails. A male duck is called a drake and a baby duck is called a duckling.