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

Friendly Ground-Dove Gallicolumba stairi

Described by: Gray, G. R. (1856)
Alternate common name(s): Tongan Ground Dove, Shy Ground-Dove, Friendly Quail-Dove, Purple-shouldered Quail-Dove, Samoan Quail-Dove, Tongan Quail-Dove, Fiji Quail-Dove, Shy Quail-Dove
Old scientific name(s): Gallicolumba stairii


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C. Polynesia;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) Fiji, Tonga (Late and Fonualei Is.), Wallis and Futuna.
(2) Samoan Is.


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


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