Birds of Colombia

    COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)  
Genus: Leptotila (7 species, 11 worldwide)


Grey-chested Dove
Grey-chested Dove (Leptotila cassinii)
Costa Rica
  Note light eye and orange on back of head. Found of tropical forest floor.
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Shy and uncommon. Normally seen inside the forest, usually on the ground.

Tolima Dove
Tolima Dove (Leptotila conoveri) Endangered ENDEMIC
San Augustin, Huila, Colombia
  ProAves: more colorful than most in genus.
   

Caribbean Dove
Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis neoxena)
Isla San Andres, Colombia
  Found on Isla San Andres. Some birds and/or races have a rufous to wine colored nape.
   

Pallid Dove
Pallid Dove (Leptotila pallida)
Ecuador
  Note light colored eye, white front, black bill and brown back.
   
Photograph by Brendan Ryan     Copyright and usage info

Grey-headed Dove
Grey-headed Dove (Leptotila plumbeiceps plumbeiceps)
Hotel Tinamu, Manizales, Colombia  
   

Grey-fronted Dove
Grey-fronted Dove (Leptotila rufaxilla rufaxilla)
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador  
   

Normally seen inside the forest, usually on the ground.

White-tipped Dove
White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi verreauxi)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia  
   

Generally common and usually seen walking on the ground.


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