Birds of Colombia

    COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)  
Genus: Patagioenas (9 species, 17 worldwide)


Pale-vented Pigeon
Pale-vented Pigeon (Patagioenas cayennensis pallidicrissa)
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

Bare-eyed Pigeon
Bare-eyed Pigeon (Patagioenas corensis)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  
   

Band-tailed Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata)
Peru  
   

A flightly pigeon usually found in groups and perched high. Found in virtually every mountain range in the Americas.

Dusky Pigeon
Dusky Pigeon (Patagioenas goodsoni)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

White-crowned Pigeon
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) Near Threatened
 
   

Found around the Caribbean, and dependent on a specific habitat that includes poisonwood berries.

Short-billed Pigeon
Short-billed Pigeon (Patagioenas nigrirostris)
Costa RIca  
   
Photograph by Andy Reago     Copyright and usage info

Plumbeous Pigeon
Plumbeous Pigeon (Patagioenas plumbea bogotensis)
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador  
   

Scaled Pigeon
Scaled Pigeon (Patagioenas speciosa)
Panama  
   

Ruddy Pigeon
Ruddy Pigeon (Patagioenas subvinacea) Vulnerable
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia
  The berlepschi race on the pacific coast is more uniform and less purple that others.
   


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