Speckled Pigeon

Columba guinea - Pigeon roussard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Columba

  • Species
    :

    guinea

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 250 à 350 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Columba guinea guinea (Mauritania to Ethiopia south to DRCongo and n Malawi)
  • Columba guinea phaeonota (sw Angola to Zimbabwe and South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Pigeon roussard,
  • Paloma de Guinea,
  • Pombo-malhado,
  • Guineataube,
  • csíkosnyakú galamb,
  • Gespikkelde Duif,
  • Piccione marezzato,
  • Fläckig klippduva,
  • Spragledue,
  • holub škraboškový,
  • holub skvrnitý,
  • Guineadue,
  • afrikantäpläkyyhky,
  • Kransduif,
  • colom de Guinea,
  • gołąb okularowy,
  • Крапчатый голубь,
  • ウロコカワラバト,
  • 斑鸽,
  • 點斑鴿,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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