Lemon Dove

Columba larvata - Pigeon à masque blanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Columba

  • Species
    :

    larvata

Descriptor

Temminck, 1809

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 85 à 170 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lemon Dove (Columba larvata) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Columba larvata inornata (Sierra Leone to Cameroon and Gabon, Bioko and Pagalu Is.)
  • Columba larvata principalis (Príncipe I.)
  • Columba larvata simplex (São Tomé)
  • Columba larvata bronzina (se Sudan, Ethiopia)
  • Columba larvata larvata (s Sudan and c, e Uganda to South Africa)
  • Columba larvata jacksoni (e DRCongo and sw Uganda to w Tanzania)
  • Columba larvata samaliyae (Angola, s DRCongo and nw Zambia)

Foreign names

  • Pigeon à masque blanc,
  • Paloma Caripálida,
  • Rola-canela,
  • Zimttaube,
  • afrikai citromgalamb,
  • Kaneeltortel,
  • Tortora cannella,
  • Citronduva,
  • Trolldue,
  • holub maľovaný,
  • holub narůžovělý,
  • Orangedue,
  • luumukyyhky,
  • Kaneelduifie,
  • colom carablanc africà,
  • gołąb cynamonowy,
  • Лимонная горлица,
  • レモンバト,
  • 非洲鸽,
  • 檸檬鳩,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Illustration

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