Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Speckled Pigeon
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): African Speckled Pigeon, Speckled Rock-pigeon, Guinea Pigeon, Hackled Pigeon, Red-eyed Pigeon, African Rock-Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
Two disjunct populations;
(1) S. Mauritania and Senegambia (Saly), Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad, n. Central African Republic, c. and s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, e. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, s. Tanzania and n. Zambia.
(2) Sw. Angola e. in Namibia, s. and e. Botswana, ne. Zimbabwe, sw. Mozambique and s. to South Africa (Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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