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Squatter Pigeon

Geophaps scripta (Temminck, CJ 1821)

The squatter pigeon is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to northeastern Australia. According to Australia's then Department of the Environment and Energy, the nominate subspecies, southern squatter pigeon is listed as vulnerable. It lives in arid and semi-arid areas, including grasslands and dry sclerophyll forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
   Geophaps
Scientific:
  Geophaps scripta


Original description

Citation:
  (Temminck, CJ 1821)

Reference:
   Trans. Linn. Soc. London (1), 13 p.127

Protonym:
  Columba scripta

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/754857


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AD62DDA506EC1318

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AD62DDA5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AD62DDA5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560223

Geographic range:

  • Geophaps scripta scripta: Central Queensland and extreme n New South Wales
  • Geophaps scripta peninsulae: NE Queensland (Cape York Peninsula to Burdekin River)
English:
Squatter Pigeon
Catalan:
Colom escrit
Czech:
holub písmenkový
Danish:
Skriftdue
German:
Buchstabentaube
Spanish:
Paloma Escrita
Spanish (Spain):
Paloma Escrita
Finnish:
laidunkivikyyhky
French:
Colombine marquetée
Croatian:
bjelogrli golub
Italian:
Piccione scritto
Japanese (romaji):
raichoubato
Japanese:
ライチョウバト
Lithuanian:
Akmeninis kurapkinis karvelis
Dutch:
Bonte Kwartelduif
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Rypedue
Norwegian:
Rypedue
Polish:
aborygenek wąsaty
Portuguese:
pombo-marchetado
Portuguese (Portugal):
pombo-aborígene
Russian:
Куропатковый бронзовокрыл
Slovak:
blyskavec farmársky
Serbian:
Šareni spinifeks golub
Swedish:
eucalyptusduva
Ukrainian:
Голуб білобокий
Chinese:
矮岩鸠
Chinese (Traditional):
岩鳩


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
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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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
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):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Colombine marquetée ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Colombine marquetée ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Squatter Pigeon ( Petrophassa scripta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Squatter Pigeon ( Petrophassa scripta) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 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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Clements, version 2019:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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eBird version 2023:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Partridge Bronzewing ( Petrophassa scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Partridge Bronzewing ( Petrophassa scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
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 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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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 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Squatter Pigeon ( Petrophassa scripta) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Geophaps scripta [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Geophaps scripta [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Geophaps scripta [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Squatter Pigeon ( Geophaps scripta) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Geophaps scripta [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Geophaps scripta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colom escrit
Czech: Holub písmenkový
Danish: Skriftdue
German: Buchstabentaube
English: Northern Squatter-Pigeon, Partridge Bronzewing, Southern Squatter Pigeon, Southern Squatter-Pigeon, Squatter Pigeon
English, HBW: Squatter Pigeon
English (IOC): Squatter Pigeon
English (United States): Squatter Pigeon
Esperanto: Bildogorĝa kolombo
Spanish: Paloma de Smith, Paloma Escrita
Spanish (Spain): Paloma Escrita
Spanish (HBW): Squatter Pigeon
Estonian: püütuvi, püütuvi (suur-püütuvi), suur-püütuvi
Finnish: Laidunkivikyyhky
French: Colombine marquetée, Phaps marqueté
Croatian: bjelogrli golub
Italian: Piccione disegnato, Piccione scritto
Japanese (romaji): raichoubato
Japanese: ライチョウバト
Scientific: Columba scripta, Geophaps scripta, Geophaps scripta scripta, Petrophassa scripta, Pterophassa scripta
Lithuanian: Akmeninis kurapkinis karvelis
Dutch: Bonte Kwartelduif
Norwegian Nynorsk: Rypedue
Norwegian: Rypedue
Polish: aborygenek wasaty, aborygenek wąsaty
Portuguese: pombo-marchetado
Portuguese (Portugal): pombo-aborígene
Russian: Куропатковый бронзовокрыл, Куропатковый каменный голубь
Slovak: blyskavec farmársky, holúbok farmársky
Serbian: Šareni spinifeks golub
Swedish: eucalyptusduva, eukalyptusduva, Skriftduva
Turkish: Keklik kumrusu
Ukrainian: Голуб білобокий
Chinese: 矮岩鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 岩鳩

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