• Welcome to BirdForum, the internet's largest birding community with thousands of members from all over the world. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it.

    Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

Category:Columba - BirdForum Opus

(Redirected from Columba)

Genus: Columba

Description

Pigeons native to Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Taxonomy

Columba is a genus in the family Columbidae.

Species from the New World previously included in Columba were recently transferred to the genus Patagioenas instead. The following species are affected: White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala; Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa; Scaled Pigeon Patagioenas speciosa; Picazuro Pigeon Patagioenas picazuro; Bare-eyed Pigeon Patagioenas corensis; Spot-winged Pigeon Patagioenas maculosa; Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata; Chilean Pigeon Patagioenas araucana; Ring-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas caribaea; Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis; Red-billed Pigeon Patagioenas flavirostris; Peruvian Pigeon Patagioenas oenops; Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata; Plumbeous Pigeon Patagioenas plumbea; Short-billed Pigeon Patagioenas nigrirostris; Ruddy Pigeon Patagioenas subvinacea, and Dusky Pigeon Patagioenas goodsoni.

References

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 Columba viewedit
C. livia Rock Pigeon
C. rupestris Hill Pigeon
C. leuconota Snow Pigeon
C. guinea Speckled Pigeon
C. albitorques White-collared Pigeon
C. oenas Stock Dove
C. eversmanni Yellow-eyed Pigeon
C. oliviae Somali Pigeon
C. palumbus Common Wood Pigeon
C. trocaz Trocaz Pigeon
C. bollii Bolle's Pigeon
C. unicincta Afep Pigeon
C. junoniae Laurel Pigeon
C. arquatrix African Olive Pigeon
C. sjostedti Cameroon Olive Pigeon
C. thomensis Sao Tome Olive Pigeon
C. delegorguei Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon
C. iriditorques Western Bronze-naped Pigeon
C. malherbii Sao Tome Bronze-naped Pigeon
C. larvata Lemon Dove
C. pollenii Comoro Olive Pigeon
C. hodgsonii Speckled Wood Pigeon
C. albinucha White-naped Pigeon
C. pulchricollis Ashy Wood Pigeon
C. elphinstonii Nilgiri Wood Pigeon
C. torringtoniae Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon
C. punicea Pale-capped Pigeon
C. argentina Silvery Pigeon
C. palumboides Andaman Wood Pigeon
C. janthina Black Wood Pigeon
Skull t.png C. jouyi
Ryukyu Pigeon Skull t.png
Skull t.png C. versicolor
Bonin Pigeon Skull t.png
C. vitiensis Metallic Pigeon
C. leucomela White-headed Pigeon
C. pallidiceps Yellow-legged Pigeon
Back
Top