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

Polynesian Ground-Dove Gallicolumba erythroptera

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Polynesian Ground Dove, White-collared Ground-Dove, Society Islands Ground-Dove, Society Ground-Dove, Tuamotu Ground-Dove, White-breasted Ground-Dove
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Se. Polynesia in the Tuamotu Archipelago;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) Tahiti, Moorea, Maria, Marurea sud, Maturei-Vavao, Rangiroa, Tenararo, Tenarunga, and Vanavana.
(2) Hao, Hiti and probably Tahanea.
Formerly in the Society Is.


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


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