Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pigeons and Doves :: Lemon Dove

Lemon Dove Columba larvata

Described by: Temminck (1809)
Alternate common name(s): Eastern Lemon-Dove, Cinnamon Dove, African Lemon-Dove
Old scientific name(s): Aplopelia larvata


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Africa s. of the Sahara;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Se. Sudan (Boma Hills), Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(2) S. Sudan through Uganda, Kenya, w. Tanzania (Mt. Mahari), Malawi and Mozambique to South Africa (e. Transvaal, Natal, Swaziland, s. and e. Cape Province).
(3) E. Zaire, sw. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. Tanzania (Mt. Kungwe) and nw. Zambia.
(4) Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, se. Nigeria, nw. Cameroon, Gabon, Fernando Po and Annobon.
(5) Principe Is.
(6) Angola and sw. Zaire.


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


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