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Friendly Ground-Dove

Alopecoenas stairi (Gray, GR, 1856)

The Tongan Ground Dove (Gallicolumba stairi), also known as the Shy Ground Dove, is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. The species was formerly known also as the Friendly Ground Dove. It is found in American Samoa, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Alopecoenas

Scientific:
  Alopecoenas stairi

Citation:
  (Gray, GR, 1856)

Reference:
  PZS Pt24 no.301 p.7 pl.115

Protonym:
  Calœnas (Phlegœnas [sic]) Stairi

Avibase ID:
  39CA325C56C39F6D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/39CA325C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177263


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Alopecoenas stairi: Fiji, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna Islands, and Samoa
English:
Friendly Ground-Dove
Czech:
holub pospolitý
German:
Purpurschultertaube
Danish:
Melanesisk Purpurdue
Spanish:
Paloma perdiz de las Fiji
Finnish:
piilopyykyyhky
French:
Gallicolombe de Stair
Italian:
Tortorina amichevole
Japanese:
tongabato
Japanese:
トンガバト
Dutch:
Stairs Patrijsduif
Norwegian:
Eremittjorddue
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Eremittjorddue
Polish:
wyspiarek rdzawoglowy
Portuguese:
Pomba-de-stair
Russian:
Самоанский куриный голубь
Slovak:
holubček hnedoprsý
Swedish:
samoamarkduva
Ukrainian:
Голуб самоанський
Chinese:
睦鸡鸠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Shy Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Gallicolombe de Stair ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Gallicolombe de Stair ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Friendly Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Friendly Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Shy Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Shy Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Shy Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Shy Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Shy Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Shy Ground-Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Shy Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Friendly Quail Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Friendly Quail Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Shy Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Friendly Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Friendly Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Friendly Ground-dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Shy Ground-dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Alopecoenas stairi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Tongan Ground Dove ( Pampusana stairi) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Shy Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Gallicolumba stairi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Gallicolumba stairi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Gallicolumba stairi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Friendly Ground-Dove ( Gallicolumba stairi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallicolumba stairi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallicolumba stairi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colom de les Fiji
Czech: Holub pospolitý
Danish: Melanesisk Purpurdue
German: Purpurschultertaube
English: Fiji Quail-Dove, Friendly Ground Dove, Friendly Ground-Dove, Friendly Quail Dove, Friendly Quail-Dove, Purple-shouldered Quail-Dove, Samoan Quail-Dove, Shy Ground Dove, Shy Ground-Dove, Tongan Ground Dove, Tongan Quail-Dove
English (IOC): Tongan Ground Dove
Spanish: Paloma Perdiz Amistosa, Paloma perdiz de las Fiji, Paloma-perdiz de las Fiji
Spanish (Spain): Paloma perdiz de las Fiji
Spanish (HBW): Shy Ground-Dove
Estonian: pruun-maatuvi
Finnish: Piilopyykyyhky
French: Gallicolombe de Stair
Hungarian: bíborvállú csillagosgalamb
Italian: Colomba terricola di Stair, Tortorina amichevole
Japanese: tongabato
Japanese: トンガバト
Scientific: Alopecoenas stairi, Calœnas (Phlegœnas [sic]) Stairi, Gallicolumba stairi, Pampusana stairi
Lithuanian: Samojinis vištinis karvelis
Dutch: Stair-patrijsduif, Stairs Patrijsduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Eremittjorddue
Norwegian: Eremittjorddue
Polish: atolowczyk rdzawogłowy, wyspiarek rdzawoglowy, wyspiarek rdzawogłowy
Portuguese: Pomba-de-stair
Russian: Самоанский куриный голубь
Slovak: holubček hnedoprsý
Samoan: tu'aimeo
Serbian: Tihi golubić sa tla
Swedish: Samoamarkduva
Ukrainian: Голуб самоанський
Chinese: 睦鸡鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 友善雞鳩

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