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 […]

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, […]

Ruddy Pigeon (Patagioenas subvinacea)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Patagioenas subvinacea | [UK] Ruddy Pigeon | [FR] Pigeon vineux | [DE] Purpurtaube | [ES] Paloma Vinosa | [NL] Purpurduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Patagioenas subvinacea LA Costa Rica through Amazonia Patagioenas subvinacea berlepschi se Panama to sw Ecuador Patagioenas […]

Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Patagioenas fasciata | [UK] Band-tailed Pigeon | [FR] Pigeon du Pacifique | [DE] Bandtaube | [ES] Paloma de collar | [NL] Bandstaartduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Patagioenas fasciata NA, LA sw British Columbia to nw Argentina Patagioenas fasciata albilinea Colombia […]

Ruddy Quail-Dove (Geotrygon montana)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Geotrygon montana | [UK] Ruddy Quail-Dove | [FR] Colombe rouviolette | [DE] Bergtaube | [ES] Paloma-perdiz Comun | [NL] Bergkwartelduif Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Starnoenas montana Geotrygon montana LA widespread Geotrygon montana martinica Lesser Antilles Is. Geotrygon montana montana Mexico […]

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 […]

Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] Columbidae | [latin] Spilopelia chinensis | [UK] Spotted Dove | [FR] Tourterelle tigrine | [DE] Perlhalstaube | [ES] Tortola Moteada | [NL] Getijgerde Tortel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Spilopelia chinensis OR widespread Spilopelia chinensis chinensis Burma to c and e China, Taiwan Spilopelia […]