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)

A flighty 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)

Scaled Pigeon
Scaled Pigeon (Patagioenas speciosa)
RN La Planada, Putumayo, Colombia
  Male and female are slightly different but unmistakable.

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.

Note four note call.

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