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Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis

Described by: Bonnaterre (1792)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous Pigeon, Blue Pigeon, Cayene Pigeon, Purple-tinted Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): Columba rufina, Columba cayennensis


Remire, French Guiana - Jul 29, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - Feb, 2006 © Kent Nickell  Trinidad and Tobago - Jan, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  La Suiza, Ucumari, near Pereira, Colombia - May 4, 2004 © R S Scanlon  French Guiana - Jul, 2005 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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S. Central America, n. and c. South America;
(1) Se. Mexico (Veracruz, Tabasco, Yucatan Peninsula and e. Chiapas) s. along the Gulf-Caribbean slope in Guatemala to Nicaragua and both slopes of Costa Rica and Panama s. to n. Colombia. Sw. Ecuador?
(2) Se. Colombia and e. Ecuador e. to Venezuela and Brazil n. of the Amazon to Para.
(3) Trinidad and Tobago.
(4) Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Brazil.
(5) E. Peru and s. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina) s. of the Amazon to Paraguay, Uruguay and n. Argentina (Jujuy and Tucuman e. to Misiones and Corrientes and rarely s. to La Rioja).


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


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