Do you want to know how to pronounce “Columbidae”?
This is a word that comes up in the taxonomy of birds, and it’s always been hard for people to say.
Here we explain what the word means and then give you some tips on how to correctly say it!
A “Columbidae” is a term that refers to the family of pigeons and doves.
It’s pronounced like this: “Col-uhm-bih-die”.
It can also be pronounced like this: “Col-uhm-bih-dee“.
Check out this video to hear exactly what it sounds like when spoken: