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Speckled Pigeon

Columba guinea Linnaeus, 1758

The Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea), or (African) Rock Pigeon, is a pigeon that is a resident breeding bird in much of Africa south of the Sahara. It is a common and widespread species in open habitats over much of its range, although there are sizeable gaps in its distribution. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
  Columba

Scientific:
  Columba guinea

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.163

Protonym:
  Columba guinea

Avibase ID:
  A6EA9F02884DCAC3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A6EA9F02

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177086

Geographic range:

  • Columba guinea guinea: Senegambia to Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania
  • Columba guinea [phaeonota or bradfieldi]: SW Angola to Zimbabwe and Cape Province
English:
Speckled Pigeon
Czech:
holub skvrnitý
German:
Guineataube
Danish:
Guineadue
Spanish:
Paloma de Guinea
Finnish:
afrikantäpläkyyhky
French:
Pigeon roussard
Icelandic:
Depladúfa
Italian:
Piccione marezzato
Japanese:
urokokawarabato
Japanese:
ウロコカワラバト
Dutch:
Gespikkelde Duif
Norwegian:
Spragledue
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Spragledue
Polish:
golab okularowy
Portuguese:
Pombo da guine
Russian:
Крапчатый голубь
Slovak:
holub škraboškový
Swedish:
guineaduva
Ukrainian:
Голуб цяткований
Chinese:
斑鸽


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. 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):
Pigeon roussard ( Columba guinea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pigeon roussard ( Columba guinea) [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 (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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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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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.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 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Columba guinea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Columba guinea [version 1]
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:
Columba guinea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Columba guinea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Kransduif
Catalan: Colom de Guinea
Czech: Holub skvrnitý
Danish: Guineadue
German: Guineataube, Strichelhalstaube
English: African Rock Pigeon, African Speckled Rock Pigeon, Cape Rock Pigeon, Guinea Pigeon, Hackled Pigeon, Red-eyed Pigeon, Rock Pigeon, Speckled Pigeon, Speckled Rock Pigeon
English (IOC): Speckled Pigeon
English (Kenya): Speckled Pigeon
Spanish: Paloma de Guinea
Spanish (Spain): Paloma de Guinea
Spanish (HBW): Speckled Pigeon
Estonian: prilltuvi
Finnish: Afrikantäpläkyyhky
French: Pigeon de Guinée, Pigeon roussard
Hungarian: csíkosnyakú galamb
Icelandic: Depladúfa
Italian: Colomba della Guinea, Colomba di Guinea, colomba guinea, Piccione marezzato
Japanese: urokokawarabato
Japanese: ウロコカワラバト
Kwangali: Haifoko
Scientific: Columba guinea, Columba guinea guinea, Columba rufina
Lithuanian: Kanapėtasis karvelis
Dutch: Gespikkelde Duif, Guineaduif, Guineduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Spragledue
Norwegian: Spragledue
Polish: golab okularowy, gołąb okularowy
Portuguese: Pombo da guine, Pombo-da-guine, Pombo-malhado
Portuguese (Portugal): Pomba-de-cibe
Russian: Крапчатый голубь
Slovak: Holub bodkavokrídly, holub škraboškový
Sotho, Southern: Leeba
Swedish: Fläckig klippduva, guineaduva
Swahili: Kunda Madoa
Tswana: Leeba
Turkish: Çilli Güvercin
Ukrainian: Голуб цяткований
Xhosa: Ivukuthu
Chinese: 斑鸽
Chinese (Traditional): 點斑鴿
Zulu: iJuba

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