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Category:Patagioenas - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Patagioenas



Patagioenas is a genus in the Family Columbidae.

Taxonomy according to Clements: All New World Pigeons in the genus Columba should now be changed to Patagioenas. This affects 17 species which are now all found in this genus.


Banks, Richard C., Carla Cicero, Jon L. Dunn, Andrew W. Kratter, Pamela C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen, Jr., James D. Rising and Douglas F. Stotz. 2003. Forty-fourth supplement to the American Ornithologists Union Check-list of North American birds. The Auk 120 (3): 923-931.

Genus Patagioenas viewedit
P. cayennensis Pale-vented Pigeon
P. speciosa Scaled Pigeon
P. squamosa Scaly-naped Pigeon
P. picazuro Picazuro Pigeon
P. corensis Bare-eyed Pigeon
P. maculosa Spot-winged Pigeon
P. leucocephala White-crowned Pigeon
P. flavirostris Red-billed Pigeon
P. inornata Plain Pigeon
P. fasciata Band-tailed Pigeon
P. araucana Chilean Pigeon
P. caribaea Ring-tailed Pigeon
P. oenops Peruvian Pigeon
P. plumbea Plumbeous Pigeon
P. subvinacea Ruddy Pigeon
P. nigrirostris Short-billed Pigeon
P. goodsoni Dusky Pigeon