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Blue-headed Wood-Dove

Turtur brehmeri (Hartlaub, 1865)

The Blue-headed Wood Dove (Turtur brehmeri) also known as Blue-headed Dove is a medium-sized, up to 25 cm long, rufous brown wood-dove with bluish-grey head, an iridescent green patches on wings, reddish bill, dark brown iris and dark red feet. Both sexes are similar. The young is duller than adult. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Turtur

Scientific:
  Turtur brehmeri

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, 1865)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 13 p.97

Protonym:
  Chalcopelia Brehmeri

Avibase ID:
  0CA6EE59C1A158BE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0CA6EE59

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563622

Geographic range:

  • Turtur brehmeri brehmeri: southern Cameroon to northern Congo, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and extreme northwestern Angola
  • Turtur brehmeri infelix: Coastal Guinea and Sierra Leone to Cameroon
English:
Blue-headed Wood-Dove
Czech:
hrdlička modrohlavá
German:
Blaukopftaube
Danish:
Kaneldue
Spanish:
Palomita Cabeciazul
Finnish:
kameruninuikuttajakyyhky
French:
Tourtelette demoiselle
Italian:
Tortora boschereccia testazzurra
Japanese:
zuaobato
Japanese:
ズアオバト
Dutch:
Brehmers Duif
Norwegian:
Blåhodedue
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåhovuddue
Polish:
turkaweczka modroglowa
Portuguese:
Rola de cabeca azul
Russian:
Сизоголовая лесная горлица
Slovak:
bronzovka modrohlavá
Swedish:
blåhuvad fläckduva
Ukrainian:
Горлиця синьоголова
Chinese:
蓝头森鸠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tourtelette demoiselle ( Turtur brehmeri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tourtelette demoiselle ( Turtur brehmeri) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turtur brehmeri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Tortoreta capblava
Czech: Hrdlicka modrocelá, hrdlička modrohlavá
Danish: Kaneldue
German: Blaukopftaube, Maidtaube
English: Blue headed Wood Dove, Blue-headed Dove, Blue-headed Wood Dove, Blue-headed Wood-Dove, Madeira Dove
English (IOC): Blue-headed Wood Dove
Spanish: Paloma de Cabeza Azul, Palomita Cabeciazul
Spanish (Spain): Palomita Cabeciazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-headed Wood-Dove
Estonian: sinipea-tuvi
Finnish: Kameruninuikuttajakyyhky
French: Émerauldine à tête bleue, Tourtelette demoiselle, Tourterelle à tête bleue, Tourterelle demoiselle
Hungarian: kékfejű erdeigerle
Italian: Tortora boschereccia testazzurra, Tortora testablu
Japanese: zuaobato
Japanese: ズアオバト
Scientific: Chalcopelia Brehmeri, Turtur brehmeri, Turtur brehmeri brehmeri, Turtur puella
Lithuanian: mėlynagalvis miškinis purplelis, Mėlyngalvis miškinis purplelis
Dutch: Brehmer-duif, Brehmers Duif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåhovuddue
Norwegian: Blåhodedue
Polish: turkaweczka modroglowa, turkaweczka modrogłowa
Portuguese: Rola de cabeca azul, Rola-de-cabeca-azul
Russian: Сизоголовая лесная горлица
Slovak: bronzovka modrohlavá
Serbian: Šumski golubić plave glave
Swedish: Blåhuvad fläckduva
Ukrainian: Горлиця синьоголова
Chinese: 蓝头森鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 藍頭森鳩

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