Tag: Doves and pigeons

Blue Ground-Dove (Claravis pretiosa)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Claravis pretiosa | [UK] Blue Ground-Dove | [FR] Colombe cendree | [DE] Schmucktaubchen | [ES] Palomita Azulada (Arg), Tortolita Azulada, Turquita Azul (HN) | [NL] Blauwe Grondduif Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics A highly dimorphic species; males are “blue grey” & females are brown. Males a bright […]

Plain-breasted Ground-Dove (Columbina minuta)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Columbina minuta | [UK] Plain-breasted Ground-Dove | [FR] Colombe pygmee | [DE] Zwergtaubchen | [ES] Palomita Enana (Arg), Columbina Menuda, Tortolita Menuda (Cr), Turquita Chica (HN) | [NL] Dwergduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics The forehead is pale pinkish-grey. […]

White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Patagioenas leucocephala | [UK] White-crowned Pigeon | [FR] Pigeon a couronne blanche | [DE] Weissscheitel-Taube | [ES] Paloma corona blanca | [NL] Witkapduif Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics A stocky, obviously wild pigeon, size and build of Rock Dove; completely dark except for an immaculate white crown. Listen […]

Plumbeous Pigeon (Patagioenas plumbea)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Patagioenas plumbea | [UK] Plumbeous Pigeon | [FR] Pigeon plombe | [DE] Weintaube | [ES] Paloma Plomiza | [NL] Loodgrijze Duif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Patagioenas plumbea SA Colombia to se Brazil Patagioenas plumbea baeri c Brazil Patagioenas plumbea bogotensis […]

White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Leptotila verreauxi | [UK] White-tipped Dove | [FR] Colombe a front blanc | [DE] Blauring-Taube | [ES] Paloma Montaraz Comun | [NL] Verreaux’ Duif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Leptotila verreauxi LA widespread Leptotila verreauxi angelica s Texas (USA), n and […]

Bolles Laurel Pigeon (Columba bollii)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Columba bollii | [UK] Bolles Laurel Pigeon | [FR] Pigeon de Bolle | [DE] Bolles Lorbeertaube | [ES] Paloma turque | [NL] Bolles Laurierduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Large, dark brown and grey pigeon. Mainly dark sepia-brown, redder […]

Red-billed Pigeon (Patagioenas flavirostris)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Patagioenas flavirostris | [UK] Red-billed Pigeon | [FR] Pigeon a bec rouge | [DE] Rotschnabel-Taube | [ES] Paloma Piquirroja | [NL] Roodsnavelduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Patagioenas flavirostris MA widespread Patagioenas flavirostris flavirostris s Texas (USA) to e Costa Rica […]

White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Zenaida asiatica | [UK] White-winged Dove | [FR] Colombe a ailes blanches | [DE] Weissflugel-Taube | [ES] Paloma de Alas Blancas (Cl), Zenaida Aliblanca, Paloma Aliblanca (Cr), Tortola Aliblanca, Paloma Aliblanca (HN) | [NL] Witvleugeltreurduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Zenaida […]

Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Columbina passerina | [UK] Common Ground-Dove | [FR] Colombe moineau | [DE] Sperlingstaubchen | [ES] Columbina Comun, Tortolita Comun (Cr), Turquita Comun (HN) | [NL] Musduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics These tiny doves are generally brownish grey above […]

Ruddy Ground-Dove (Columbina talpacoti)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Columbina talpacoti | [UK] Ruddy Ground-Dove | [FR] Colombe talpacoti | [DE] Rosttaubchen | [ES] Palomita Colorada (Arg,Bo), Tortolita Rojiza (Cr), Turquita Rojiza (HN) | [NL] Steenduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Ruddy Ground Doves are small short-tailed pigeons, […]