Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Japanese Wood-Pigeon

Japanese Wood-Pigeon Columba janthina

Described by: Temminck (1830)
Alternate common name(s): Japanese Wood Pigeon, Black Wood-Pigeon, Black Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Islands off s. Japan;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) S. Japanese is. and Ryukyu Is.
(2) Bonin and Volcano Is.


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


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