Columbidae (doves, pigeons…)

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Number of genera: 47
Number of species: 342
Number of species completed: 33XXX
In French: page des pigeons, tourterelles en Français

Tribu Columbini:

Genus Columba – 35 species
* Rock Dove Columba livia
Hill Pigeon Columba rupestris – NA
Snow Pigeon Columba leuconota – NA
* Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
White-collared Pigeon Columba albitorques – NA
* Stock Dove Columba oenas
Lemon Dove Columba larvata
Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon / Delegorgue’s Pigeon Columba delegorguei
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon / Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques
Island Bronze-naped Pigeon / Sao Tome Pigeon Columba malherbii
Ashy Wood Pigeon Columba pulchricollis
Nilgiri Wood Pigeon Columba elphinstonii
Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon Columba torringtoniae
Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea
Silvery Pigeon Columba argentina
Andaman Wood Pigeon Columba palumboides
Laurel Pigeon Columba junoniae
African Olive Pigeon / Rameron Pigeon Columba arquatrix
Cameroon Oliv P Pigeon / Cameroon Pigeon Columba sjostedti
Sao Tome Olive Pigeon / Maroon Pigeon Columba thomensis
Comoros Olive Pigeon / Comoros Pigeon Columba pollenii
Speckled Wood Pigeon Columba hodgsonii
White-naped Pigeon Columba albinucha
* Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus
Trocaz Pigeon Columba trocaz
Bolle’s Pigeon Columba bollii
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta
Yellow-eyed Pigeon / Pale-backed Pigeon Columba eversmanni
Somali Pigeon Columba oliviae
Japanese Wood pigeon Columba janthina
Bonin Wood Pigeon / Bonin Pigeon Columba versicolor
Ryukyu Wood Pigeon / Ryukyu Pigeon Columba jouyi
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis
White-headed Pigeon Columba leucomela
Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps


Genus Reinwardtoena – 3 species
Great Cuckoo Dove Reinwardtoena reinwardti
Pied Cuckoo Dove Reinwardtoena browni
Crested Cuckoo Dove Reinwardtoena crassirostris


Genus Turacoena – 3 species
Black Cuckoo Dove / Slaty Cuckoo-Dove Turacoena modesta
White-faced Cuckoo Dove Turacoena manadensis
Sula Cuckoo Dove Turacoena sulaensis


Genus Macropygia – 15 species
Barred Cuckoo Dove Macropygia unchall
Andaman Cuckoo Dove Macropygia rufipennis
Barusan Cuckoo Dove Macropygia modiglianii
Philippine Cuckoo Dove Macropygia tenuirostris
Enggano Cuckoo Dove Macropygia cinnamomea
Ruddy Cuckoo Dove Macropygia emiliana
Sultan’s Cuckoo Dove Macropygia doreya
Flores Sea Cuckoo Dove Macropygia macassariensis
Amboyna Cuckoo Dove Macropygia amboinensis
Timor Cuckoo Dove Macropygia magna
Tanimbar Cuckoo Dove Macropygia timorlaoensis
Brown Cuckoo Dove Macropygia phasianella
Bar-tailed Cuckoo Dove / Black-billed Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia nigrirostris
MacKinlay’s Cuckoo Dove Macropygia mackinlayi
* Little Cuckoo Dove Macropygia ruficeps


Genus Ectopistes – 1 species
Passenger Pigeon Ectopistes migratorius


Genus Patagioenas – 17 species
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 / Maranon Pigeon Patagioenas oenops
Plain Pigeon Patagioenas inornata
Plumbeous Pigeon Patagioenas plumbea
Ruddy Pigeon Patagioenas subvinacea
Short-billed Pigeon Patagioenas nigrirostris
Dusky Pigeon Patagioenas goodsoni


Genus Streptopelia – 13 species
* Red Turtle Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Island Collared Dove Streptopelia bitorquata
Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
Dusky Turtle Dove Streptopelia lugens
Adamawa Turtle Dove Streptopelia hypopyrrha
* Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola
* Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea
* Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
* Mourning Collared Dove Streptopelia decipiens
White-winged Collared Dove Streptopelia reichenowi
* Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
African Collared Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea


Genus Spilopelia – 2 species
* Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis
* Spotted Dove Spilopelia chinensis


Genus Nesoenas – 3 species
Malagasy Turtle Dove Nesoenas picturatus
Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri
Rodrigues Pigeon / Rodrigues Turtle-Dove Nesoenas rodericanus


SF Columbinae:

Tribu Zenaidini:


Genus Starnoenas – 1 species
Blue-headed Quail Dove Starnoenas cyanocephala


Genus Geotrygon – 9 species
Purple Quail Dove / Indigo-crowned Quail Dove Geotrygon purpurata
Sapphire Quail Dove Geotrygon saphirina
Crested Quail Dove Geotrygon versicolor
Grey-fronted Quail Dove Geotrygon caniceps
White-fronted Quail Dove Geotrygon leucometopia
Ruddy Quail Dove Geotrygon montana
Violaceous Quail Dove Geotrygon violacea
Key West Quail Dove Geotrygon chrysia
Bridled Quail Dove Geotrygon mystacea


Genus Leptotrygon – 1 species
Olive-backed Quail Dove Leptotrygon veraguensis


Genus Leptotila – 11 species
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
Caribbean Dove Leptotila jamaicensis
Large-tailed Dove / Yungas Dove Leptotila megalura
Grey-fronted Dove Leptotila rufaxilla
Grey-chested Dove Leptotila cassinii
Tolima Dove Leptotila conoveri
Ochre-bellied Dove Leptotila ochraceiventris
Grey-headed Dove Leptotila plumbeiceps
Brown-backed Dove / Azuero Dove Leptotila battyi
Pallid Dove Leptotila pallida
Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi


Genus Zenaida – 7 species
White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
West Peruvian Dove Zenaida meloda
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita
Galapagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis
* Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata
* Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Socorro Dove Zenaida graysoni


Genus Zentrygon – 8 species
Buff-fronted Quail Dove Zentrygon costaricensis
Tuxtla Quail Dove Zentrygon carrikeri
Purplish-backed Quail Dove Zentrygon lawrencii
White-faced Quail Dove Zentrygon albifacies
White-throated Quail Dove Zentrygon frenata
Lined Quail Dove Zentrygon linearis
Chiriqui Quail Dove Zentrygon chiriquensis
Russet-crowned Quail Dove Zentrygon goldmani

SF Claravinae:


Genus Claravis – 1 species
Blue Ground Dove Claravis pretiosa


Genus Uropelia – 1 species
Long-tailed Ground Dove Uropelia campestris


Genus Metriopelia – 6 species
Maroon-chested Ground Dove Metriopelia mondetoura
Purple-winged Ground Dove Metriopelia geoffroyi
Golden-spotted Ground Dove Metriopelia aymara
Black-winged Ground Dove Metriopelia melanoptera
Bare-faced Ground Dove Metriopelia ceciliae
Bare-eyed Ground Dove / Moreno’s Ground Dove Metriopelia morenoi


Genus Columbina – 9 species
Blue-eyed Ground Dove Columbina cyanopis
Picui Ground Dove Columbina picui
Croaking Ground Dove Columbina cruziana
Inca Dove Columbina inca
* Scaled Dove Columbina squammata
Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina
Plain-breasted Ground Dove Columbina minuta
* Ruddy Ground Dove Columbina talpacoti
Ecuadorian Ground Dove Columbina buckleyi

SF Raphinae:

Tribu Phabini:


Genus Henicophaps – 2 species
New Guinea Bronzewing Henicophaps albifrons
New Britain Bronzewing Henicophaps foersteri


Genus Gallicolumba – 7 species
Sulawesi Ground Dove Gallicolumba tristigmata
Cinnamon Ground Dove Gallicolumba rufigula
Sulu Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba menagei
Mindoro Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba platenae
Negros Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba keayi
Mindanao Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba crinigera
Luzon Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba luzonica


Genus Alopecoenas – 13 species
Wetar Ground Dove Alopecoenas hoedtii
White-breasted Ground Dove / White-bibbed Ground Dove Alopecoenas jobiensis
Marquesan Ground Dove Alopecoenas rubescens
White-fronted Ground Dove / Caroline Islands Ground Dove Alopecoenas kubaryi
Polynesian Ground Dove Alopecoenas erythroptera
White-throated Ground Dove Alopecoenas xanthonura
Bronze Ground Dove Alopecoenas beccarii
Palau Ground Dove Alopecoenas canifrons
Thick-billed Ground Dove Alopecoenas salamonis
Santa Cruz Ground Dove Alopecoenas sanctaecrucis
Tongan Ground Dove / Shy Ground-Dove Alopecoenas stairi
Tanna Ground Dove Alopecoenas ferruginea
Norfolk Ground Dove Alopecoenas norfolkensis


Genus Ocyphaps – 1 species
* Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes


Genus Petrophassa – 2 species
* Chestnut-quilled Rock Pigeon Petrophassa rufipennis
White-quilled Rock Pigeon Petrophassa albipennis


Genus Leucosarcia – 1 species
Wonga Pigeon Leucosarcia melanoleuca


Genus Geopelia – 5 species
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata
* Zebra Dove Geopelia striata
* Peaceful Dove Geopelia placida
* Barred Dove Geopelia maugeus
* Bar-shouldered Dove Geopelia humeralis


Genus Phaps – 3 species
Common Bronzewing Phaps chalcoptera
Brush Bronzewing Phaps elegans
Flock Bronzewing Phaps histrionica


Genus Geophaps – 3 species
Spinifex Pigeon Geophaps plumifera
Squatter Pigeon Geophaps scripta
Partridge Pigeon Geophaps smithii

Tribu Raphini:


Genus Trugon – 1 species
Thick-billed Ground Pigeon Trugon terrestris


Genus Microgoura – 1 species
Choiseul Pigeon Microgoura meeki


Genus Otidiphaps – 1 species
Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis


Genus Caloenas – 2 species
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
Spotted Green Pigeon Caloenas maculata


Genus Raphus – 1 species
Dodo Raphus cucullatus


Genus Pezophaps – 1 species
Rodrigues Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria


Genus Didunculus – 1 species
Tooth-billed Pigeon Didunculus strigirostris


Genus Goura – 4 species
Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata
Sclater’s Crowned Pigeon Goura sclaterii
Southern Crowned Pigeon / Scheepmaker’s Crowned Pigeon Goura scheepmakeri
Victoria Crowned Pigeon Goura victoria

Tribu Treronini:


Genus Treron – 29 species
Cinnamon-headed Green Pigeon Treron fulvicollis
Little Green Pigeon Treron olax
* Pink-necked Green Pigeon Treron vernans
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicinctus
* Sri Lanka Green Pigeon Treron pompadora
Grey-fronted Green Pigeon Treron affinis
Ashy-headed Green Pigeon Treron phayrei
Andaman Green Pigeon Treron chloropterus
Philippine Green Pigeon Treron axillaris
Buru Green Pigeon Treron aromaticus
Thick-billed Green Pigeon Treron curvirostra
Grey-cheeked Green Pigeon Treron griseicauda
Sumba Green Pigeon Treron teysmannii
Flores Green Pigeon Treron floris
Timor Green Pigeon Treron psittaceus
Large Green Pigeon Treron capellei
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicopterus
* Bruce’s Green Pigeon Treron waalia
Madagascan Green Pigeon Treron australis
Comoros Green Pigeon Treron griveaudi
* African Green Pigeon Treron calvus
Pemba Green Pigeon Treron pembaensis
Sao Tome Green Pigeon Treron sanctithomae
Pin-tailed Green Pigeon Treron apicauda
Sumatran Green Pigeon / Green-spectacled Pigeon Treron oxyurus
Yellow-vented Green Pigeon Treron seimundi
Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenurus
White-bellied Green Pigeon Treron sieboldii
Whistling Green Pigeon Treron formosae

Tribu Turturini:


Genus Phapitreron – 4 species
White-eared Brown Dove Phapitreron leucotis
Amethyst Brown Dove Phapitreron amethystinus
Tawitawi Brown Dove Phapitreron cinereiceps
Mindanao Brown Dove Phapitreron brunneiceps


Genus Chalcophaps – 3 species
* Grey-capped Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Pacific Emerald Dove Chalcophaps longirostris
Stephan’s Emerald Dove Chalcophaps stephani


Genus Oena – 1 species
* Namaqua Dove Oena capensis


Genus Turtur – 5 species
* Emerald-spotted Wood Dove Turtur chalcospilos
Black-billed Wood Dove Turtur abyssinicus
* Blue-spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer
* Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria
Blue-headed Wood Dove Turtur brehmeri

Tribu Ptilinopini:


Genus Ducula – 39 species
Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula poliocephala
White-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula forsteni
Mindoro Imperial Pigeon Ducula mindorensis
Grey-headed Imperial Pigeon Ducula radiata
Spotted Imperial Pigeon Ducula carola
Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
Nicobar Imperial Pigeon Ducula nicobarica
Spectacled Imperial Pigeon Ducula perspicillata
Seram Imperial Pigeon Ducula neglecta
Elegant Imperial Pigeon Ducula concinna
Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica
Micronesian Imperial Pigeon Ducula oceanica
Polynesian Imperial Pigeon Ducula aurorae
Marquesan Imperial Pigeon Ducula galeata
Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon Ducula rubricera
Spice Imperial Pigeon Ducula myristicivora
Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon Ducula rufigaster
Cinnamon-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula basilica
Finsch’s Imperial Pigeon Ducula finschii
Rufescent Imperial Pigeon Ducula chalconota
Island Imperial Pigeon Ducula pistrinaria
Pink-headed Imperial Pigeon Ducula rosacea
Christmas Imperial Pigeon Ducula whartoni
Grey Imperial Pigeon Ducula pickeringii
Barking Imperial Pigeon / Peale’s Imperial-Pigeon Ducula latrans
Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula brenchleyi
Vanuatu Imperial Pigeon / Baker’s Imperial-Pigeon Ducula bakeri
Goliath Imperial Pigeon / New Caledonian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula goliath
Pinon’s Imperial Pigeon Ducula pinon
Black Imperial Pigeon / Bismarck Imperial-Pigeon Ducula melanochroa
Collared Imperial Pigeon Ducula mullerii
Zoe’s Imperial Pigeon Ducula zoeae
Mountain Imperial Pigeon Ducula badia
Dark-backed Imperial Pigeon Ducula lacernulata
Timor Imperial Pigeon Ducula cineracea
Pied Imperial Pigeon Ducula bicolor
Silver-tipped Imperial Pigeon Ducula luctuosa
* Torresian Imperial-Pigeon Ducula spilorrhoa
Yellowish Imperial Pigeon Ducula subflavescens


Genus Hemiphaga – 2 species
New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae
Chatham Pigeon Hemiphaga chathamensis


Genus Lopholaimus – 1 species
Topknot Pigeon Lopholaimus antarcticus


Genus Cryptophaps – 1 species
Sombre Pigeon Cryptophaps poecilorrhoa


Genus Gymnophaps – 4 species
Papuan Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps albertisii
Buru Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps mada
Seram Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps stalkeri
Pale Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps solomonensis


Genus Ptilinopus – 58 species
Scarlet-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus bernsteinii
Wompoo Fruit Dove Ptilinopus magnificus
Flame-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus marchei
Cream-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus merrilli
Yellow-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus occipitalis
Red-eared Fruit Dove Ptilinopus fischeri
Jambu Fruit Dove Ptilinopus jambu
Oberholser’s Fruit Dove / Maroon-chinned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus epius
Banggai Fruit Dove Ptilinopus subgularis
Sula Fruit Dove Ptilinopus mangoliensis
Black-chinned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus leclancheri
Black-naped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus melanospilus
Golden Fruit Dove / Golden Dove Ptilinopus luteovirens
Orange Fruit Dove / Orange Dove Ptilinopus victor
Whistling Fruit Dove / Velvet Dove Ptilinopus layardi
Mauritius Blue Pigeon Ptilinopus nitidissimus
Madagascan Blue Pigeon Ptilinopus madagascariensis
Comoros Blue Pigeon Ptilinopus sganzini
Seychelles Blue Pigeon Ptilinopus pulcherrimus
Pink-headed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyreus
Banded Fruit Dove / Black-backed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus cinctus
Red-naped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus dohertyi
Black-banded Fruit Dove Ptilinopus alligator
Dwarf Fruit Dove Ptilinopus nainus
Cloven-feathered Dove Ptilinopus holosericeus
Superb Fruit Dove Ptilinopus superbus
White-bibbed Fruit Dove / White-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus rivoli
Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus solomonensis
Tanna Fruit Dove Ptilinopus tannensis
Orange-bellied Fruit Dove Ptilinopus iozonus
Claret-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus viridis
White-headed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus eugeniae
Knob-billed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus insolitus
Grey-headed Fruit Dove Ptilinopus hyogastrus
Carunculated Fruit Dove Ptilinopus granulifrons
Pink-spotted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perlatus
Wallace’s Fruit Dove Ptilinopus wallacii
Orange-fronted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus aurantiifrons
Ornate Fruit Dove Ptilinopus ornatus
Beautiful Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pulchellus
Blue-capped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus monacha
Rose-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus regina
Coroneted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus coronulatus
White-capped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus dupetithouarsii
Red-moustached Fruit Dove Ptilinopus mercierii
Red-bellied Fruit Dove Ptilinopus greyi
Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
Mariana Fruit Dove Ptilinopus roseicapilla
Silver-capped Fruit Dove Ptilinopus richardsii
Many-coloured Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii
Lilac-crowned Fruit Dove / Cook Islands Fruit Dove Ptilinopus rarotongensis
Grey-green Fruit Dove Ptilinopus purpuratus
Rapa Fruit Dove Ptilinopus huttoni
Scarlet-capped Fruit Dove / Henderson Island Fruit Dove Ptilinopus insularis
Makatea Fruit Dove Ptilinopus chalcurus
Atoll Fruit Dove Ptilinopus coralensis
Negros Fruit Dove Ptilinopus arcanus

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Zebra Dove (constr.) – – – Géopélie zébrée ( full )

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