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Grenada Dove

Leptotila wellsi (Lawrence, 1884)

The Grenada Dove (Leptotila wellsi) is a medium-sized New World tropical dove. It is endemic to the island of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. Originally known as the Pea Dove or Well's Dove, it is the National Bird of Grenada. It is considered to be one of the most critically endangered doves in the world (Bird Life International 2000). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Leptotila

Scientific:
  Leptotila wellsi

Citation:
  (Lawrence, 1884)

Reference:
  Auk 1 p.180

Protonym:
  Engyptila wellsi

Avibase ID:
  4A922076BC51B76C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4A922076

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177177


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Leptotila wellsi: Arid scrub of s Grenada (s Lesser Antilles)
English:
Grenada Dove
Czech:
holub Wellsův
German:
Welltaube
Danish:
Grenadajorddue
Spanish:
Paloma Montaraz de Granada
Finnish:
grenadanjuoksukyyhky
French:
Colombe de Grenade
Italian:
Tortora di Grenada
Japanese:
gurenadabato
Japanese:
グレナダバト
Dutch:
Grenadaduif
Norwegian:
Grenadadue
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grenadadue
Polish:
golebik grenadyjski
Portuguese:
Rola-de-grenada
Russian:
Гренадская лептотила
Slovak:
holubec grenadský
Swedish:
grenadaduva
Ukrainian:
Горличка гренадська
Chinese:
威氏棕翅鸠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Colombe de Grenade ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Colombe de Grenade ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 3rd edition:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 4th edition:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.52:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.53:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.54:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 1.55:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Leptotila wellsi [version 2]
James Lee Peters (original):
Leptotila wellsi [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Leptotila wellsi [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Grenada Dove ( Leptotila wellsi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Leptotila wellsi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Leptotila wellsi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Leptotila [rufaxilla, battyi, plumbeiceps or wellsi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colom feréstec de l'illa de Grenada
Czech: Holub Wellsuv, holub Wellsův
Danish: Grenadajorddue
German: Wells-Taube, Welltaube
English: Grenada Dove
English (IOC): Grenada Dove
Spanish: Paloma Montaraz de Granada, Paloma Montaraz Granadina
Spanish (Spain): Paloma Montaraz de Granada
Spanish (HBW): Grenada Dove
Estonian: grenada manteltuvi
Finnish: Grenadanjuoksukyyhky
French: Colombe de Grenade
Hungarian: grenadai pufókgerle
Italian: Tortora di Grenada
Japanese: gurenadabato
Japanese: グレナダバト
Scientific: Engyptila wellsi, Leptotila wellsi
Lithuanian: Grenadinė leptotila
Dutch: Grenadaduif, Grenada-duif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grenadadue
Norwegian: Grenadadue
Polish: golebik grenadyjski, gołębik grenadyjski
Portuguese: Rola-de-grenada
Russian: Гренадская лептотила
Slovak: holubec grenadský
Swedish: Grenadaduva
Ukrainian: Горличка гренадська
Chinese: 威氏棕翅鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 格瑞納達棕翅鳩

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