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Western Crowned-Pigeon

Goura cristata (Pallas, 1764)

The Western Crowned Pigeon, also known as the Common Crowned Pigeon or Blue Crowned Pigeon (Goura cristata) is a large, blue-grey pigeon with blue lacy crests over the head and dark blue mask feathers around its eyes. Both sexes are almost similar but males are often larger than females. It is on average 70 cm (28 in) long and weighs 2,100 grams (4.6 lbs). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Goura

Scientific:
  Goura cristata

Citation:
  (Pallas, 1764)

Reference:
  Cat.Ois.[Vroeg]Adumbr. p.2 no.78

Protonym:
  Columba cristata

Avibase ID:
  556137A405EFC6CB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/556137A4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177276


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Goura cristata: northwestern New Guinea (Bird's Head and Bird's Neck) and adjacent islands (Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, and Misool)
English:
Western Crowned-Pigeon
Czech:
korunáč chocholatý
German:
Krontaube
Danish:
Krondue
Spanish:
Gura Occidental
Finnish:
lännenkruunukyyhky
French:
Goura couronné
Icelandic:
Króndúfa
Italian:
Gura occidentale
Japanese:
kanmuribato
Japanese:
カンムリバト
Dutch:
Kroonduif
Norwegian:
Gråbrystkrondue
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gråbrystkrondue
Polish:
koroniec siodlaty
Portuguese:
Pomba Goura
Russian:
Голубой венценосный голубь
Slovak:
korunáč modrý
Swedish:
blå kronduva
Ukrainian:
Коронач західний
Chinese:
蓝凤冠鸠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Goura coronada
Czech: korunáč chocholatý, Korunác šedomodrý
Danish: Krondue
German: Blauschopf-Krontaube, Krontaube
English: Blue Crowned Pigeon, Blue Crowned-Pigeon, Blue-crowned pigeon, Common Crowned Pigeon, Common Crowned-Pigeon, Crowned Pigeon, Crowned-pigeon, Masked Crowned-Pigeon, Western Crowned Pigeon, Western Crowned-Pigeon, Western-crowned Pigeon
English (IOC): Western Crowned Pigeon
Spanish: Guara Occidental, Gura Occidental
Spanish (Spain): Gura Occidental
Spanish (HBW): Western Crowned-Pigeon
Estonian: lääne-kroontuvi
Finnish: Lännenkruunukyyhky
French: Goura couronné, Goura cristata
Irish: colm corónach
Hungarian: pompás koronásgalamb
Indonesian: Dara mahkota, Mambruk biasa, Mambruk Ubiaat
Icelandic: Króndúfa
Italian: Colomba coronata a testa azzurra, Colomba coronata azzurra, Gura occidentale
Japanese: kammuribato, kanmuribato
Japanese: カンムリバト
Scientific: Columba cristata, Goura cristata, Goüra cristata, Goura cristata cristata
Lithuanian: Paprastoji goura
Dutch: Kroonduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråbrystkrondue
Norwegian: Gråbrystkrondue
Polish: koroniec siodlaty, koroniec siodłaty
Portuguese: Pomba Goura, Pomba-goura-cristada
Russian: Венценосный голубь, Голубой венценосный голубь
Slovak: korunáč modrý
Serbian: Zapadni krunasti golub
Swedish: Blå kronduva
Ukrainian: Коронач західний
Chinese: 蓝凤冠鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 藍鳳冠鳩

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