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


Saly, Senegal - Feb 17, 2004 © Alain Fossť  Saly, Senegal - Feb 17, 2004 © Alain Fossť  Kenya - Aug, 2003 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  Kenya - Dec, 2005 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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Africa 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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