Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Scaled Dove

Scaled Dove Columbina squammata

Described by: Lesson (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Scaly Dove, Mottled Dove, Ridgway's Dove, South American Zebra Dove
Old scientific name(s): Scardafella squammata


Emas National Park, Goiás, Brazil - Apr, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Emas National Park, Goiás, Brazil - Apr, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 20, 2004 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Jun, 2006 © Lou Hegedus  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2004 © Tom Stephenson 
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N. and e. South America;
Two populations;
(1) Coastal ne. and ce. Colombia (Magdalena e. to Guajira and e. of the Andes from Arauca to Meta and Vichada), n. Venezuela (s. to the Orinoco), Margarita Is. and Trinidad.
(2) Guiana, e. and s. Brazil (se. Para, Maranhao, Piaui, Ceara and Bahia (Chapada Diamantina), and Brasílias, through c. Goias (Emas National Park), w. Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo to Mato Grosso (Pantanal) and Parana) to Paraguay and ex. ne. Argentina (Misiones).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Ministerio do Meio Ambiente
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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