Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Ruddy Ground-Dove

Ruddy Ground-Dove Columbina talpacoti

Described by: Temminck (1811)
Alternate common name(s): Ruddy Ground Dove, Talpacoti Dove, Cinnamon Dove, Stone Dove, Blue-headed Ground-Dove
Old scientific name(s): Columbigallina talpacoti


Gamboa, Panama - May, 2005 © Richard Stern  Remire, French Guiana - Jul 14, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Awala-Yalimapo, French Guiana - Jul 17, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Vargem Alta, Espírito Santo, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  São Paulo City, São Paulo, Brazil - Jul, 2002 © Arthur Grosset 
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Central America s. to sc. South America;
(1) Sw. United States (s. Texas) and nw. Mexico (n. Sinaloa, e. San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Cozumel and Cancun Is. off Quintana Roo.
Winters n. in sw. United States to s. California, s. Arizona and s. Texas.
(2) Se. Mexico to Costa Rico (San Ysidro), Panama (Panama City, Gamboa, Coiba Is. and Pearl Is.), n. Colombia and n. Venezuela.
(3) Colombia (Cauca Valley, Cali).
(4) Colombia, Venezuela (Margarita Is.), Trinidad, Tobago, Guyana, Surinam and Guiana (Remire, Awala-Yalimapo) s. in e. Ecuador, e. Peru, Bolivia, Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina), Mato Grosso (Chapada dos Guimarães), Sao Paula, Espírito Santo (Vargem Alta)), Uruguay s. to c. Argentina (Tucuman and Buenos Aries).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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